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Sustainable Renovation : Strategies for Commercial Building Systems and Envelope.

Author/Creator:
Gelfand, Lisa.
Publication:
New York : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (304 pages)
Edition:
1st ed.
Series:
Wiley Series in Sustainable Design Ser.
Wiley Series in Sustainable Design Ser. ; v.19
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Subjects:
Commercial buildings -- Remodeling.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
Lisa Gelfand, FAIA, LEED-AP, one of the preeminent experts in green design and construction, is Managing Principal of Gelfand Partners Architects (gelfand-partners.com) in San Francisco. With more than three decades of experience, Gelfand has been involved in all aspects of a project, including project management, design, planning, marketing, and staff management. Her firm has designed many award-winning sustainable buildings and renovations. Chris Duncan, AIA, LEED-AP, has two decades of experience and is a principal and senior staff manager at Gelfand Partners Architects. Duncan has managed project teams through all phases of design and construction. He has special expertise in educational and residential design, particularly the modernization of early twentieth-century buildings. He is also involved in a variety of community and professional service projects.
Contents:
Intro
Sustainable Renovation: Strategies for Commercial Building Systems and Envelope
Contents
Acknowledgments
Preface
Chapter 1: Introduction
Sustainability Defined
The Urgency of Sustainability in Buildings
The Importance of Existing Buildings
Renovation Contrasted with Replacement
Facility Management and Incremental Renovation
The Benefits of Sustainable Renovation
Health and Comfort
Economic Returns
Reduction of Climate Change Impact
Chapter 2: Whole Building Design
Introduction
Existing Building Context
Climate and Function
Building Energy Simulation Models
Testing and Benchmarking Performance
Understanding Existing Building Strategies
Daylight
Ventilation
Permanent Materials
Building Envelope
Building Systems
Modern Building Code Implications
Chapter 3: Facility Management Upgrades
Introduction
Immediate Improvement
Behaviors
Testing and Analyzing Performance
Retrocommissioning
Lighting
Plug Loads
Heating, Ventilating, and Air-Conditioning
Water Use
Beyond Energy-Green Operations and Maintenance
Indoor Environmental Quality
Regional Issues
Putting Your Program Together
Chapter 4: Building Envelope Redesign
Introduction
Air Infiltration Losses
Insulation Strategies
Cold Climate
Humid Middle Latitude Climate
Hot Humid Climate
Hot Dry Climate
Continental Climate
Pre-War Buildings
Thermal Mass and Climate Zones
Masonry Wall Design
Window Replacement and Shading
Roof Structure and Insulation
Roofing
Mid-Century Modern Buildings
Curtain Wall Replacement, Modification, and Shading
Insulation Options
Window Replacement
Roofing
Late Modern Buildings
Introducing Daylight
Correcting Roof Structures and Slope
Insulation Options
Window Replacement
Roofing.
Chapter 5: Building Systems Replacement
Building System Needs
Thermal Comfort
Water Use
Light
Building Controls and Environmental Responsiveness
Pre-War Buildings
Renovation or Replacement of Steam and Hydronic Systems
Improving Ventilation and Fire Safety
Restoring or Improving Daylighting
Water Saving Strategies
Electric Power and Controls Replacement
Mid-Century Modern Buildings
Renovation or Replacement of Hydronic Systems
Creating New Passive Ventilation Options
Improving or Replacing Forced Air Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning
Restoring or Improving Daylighting
Water-Saving Strategies
Electric Power and Controls Replacement
Late Modern Buildings
Strategies for Deep Floor Plates
Creating New Passive Ventilation Options
Improving or Replacing Forced Air Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning
Restoring or Improving Daylighting
Water-Saving Strategies
Electric Power and Controls Replacement
Systems Replacement Summary
Chapter 6: Building Materials
Environmentally Beneficial Products
Rating Systems and Lifecycle Assessment
LCA Tools
Recycling, Salvage, and Reuse
Resource Efficiency
Reduction in Operational Energy and Waste
Low-Emitting Materials
Natural" Materials
Concrete and Stone
Metals
Wood
Carpet
Resilient Flooring
Wall Finishes
Pre-War Buildings
Salvage of Masonry and Finishes
Strategies for Obsolete Plaster and Partition Systems
Mid-Century Modern Buildings
Disassembly Options
Late Modern Buildings
Hazardous Material Issues
Disposal Reduction
Chapter 7: Construction Operations
Introduction
Initial Construction Activities
Assembling the Team
Exploratory Demolition and Investigations
Demolition Documents versus Site Discussions
Hazardous Materials Abatement.
Construction Debris
Occupied Rehabs
Relocation
Phasing
Separation and Noise
Notification
Elevators
Commissioning
Chapter 8: High Performance Renovation
Transformation
Renovation versus Transformation
Change of Use
Additions and Deletions
Preservation of Significant Historic Characteristics
Retrofitting Active Energy Systems
Combined Heat and Power
Solar Heating and Power
Wind Power
Geothermal Heat Exchange
Waste Water Strategies
Graywater Recirculation
Reuse of Building System Water
Living Machine Waste Water Treatment
Passive House (Passivhaus) Design and Existing Buildings
Passive Solar Design
Superinsulation
Sealing the Envelope
Introducing Fresh Air-Heat and Energy Exchange
Chapter 9: The Future of Renovation
Introduction
Energy Conservation and Building Lifecycle Strategy
Low and No Cost Strategies
2025 Improvements
2040 Improvements
Building Integrated Power Generation
Deconstruction
Conclusion
Index
Color Insert.
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Local notes:
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Duncan, Chris.
Other format:
Print version: Gelfand, Lisa Sustainable Renovation
ISBN:
9781118102190
9780470872611
OCLC:
773669966