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    Greening Brownfields: Remediation Through Sustainable Development

    By: William Sarni

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    ISBN
    9780071609104
    Date Released
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    eBook
     
     

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    Description
    Transform brownfields into green development projects

    This forward-looking resource discusses sustainable remediation methods for converting a land liability into a high-value asset. Greening Brownfields presents best practices and creative thinking on how to increase property value by viewing contaminated sites as lucrative opportunities. The book covers global trends and business drivers related to brownfields and green development, and outlines U.S. and international guidelines and incentive programs. Detailed case studies of worldwide brownfield redevelopment initiatives are included.

    Greening Brownfields covers:

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    U.S. Green Building Council

    Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

    World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

    BRE Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM)

    Regulations and financial incentives

    Frameworks for integrating all phases of brownfield redevelopment

    Sustainable land planning and land use

    One Planet Living

    Green building

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