Green Building Assessment is the first book in China that systematically introducesn some leading main stream green building evaluation systems of other countries and their operational m echanisms. This book comprehensively interpretes the U.S. LEED, U.K. BREEAM, Japan CASBEE, GreenCalc+, Taiwan Green Building, Australian NABERS as well as their cases and markets. Furthermore, upon the existing green building development in China, the book introduces the Ecological Footprint concepts.
This book is very helpful for the building and real estate industry professionals, as well as the government administrations, to further think of the challenges and opportunities and boost the sustainable development in the industry. This book is also a good reference guide for building, planning, architectural and environmental related disciplines in universities and colleges.