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LEED Stories from Practice Article: Climate, Region, and Landscape

Format On Demand: Article/Print
Offered by U.S. Green Building Council
Price $20.00
Category Other

For green building professionals, location, climate, region, and landscape are the keys to understanding the most appropriate sustai nability strategies to pursue. In this five-page article, learn how two LEED project teams integrated geographic considerations into decisions regarding building location and form; materials; lighting,shading, and ventilation; and building systems.The LEED projects featured in this article, both certified under LEED for New Construction are: Chartwell School in Seaside, California, and theBiodesign Institute at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.PRICING & PURCHASE DETAILS This article is free and ma

Objectives

  • Recognize how climate, region, and other geographic considerations influence green building strategies.
  • Compare andcontrast strategies used in two building project types located in very different regions.
  • Identify how LEED project teams addressed geographic constraints while still meeting programmatic goals.
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