Greening Brownfields: Remediation Through Sustainable Development: Remediation Through Sustainable…

Hardcover | October 6, 2009

byWilliam Sarni

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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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Transform brownfields into green development projectsThis 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 opportuniti...

William Sarni is founder and CEO of Domani Sustainability Consulting, LLC (a wholly owned subsidiary of Roux Associates Inc.), a consultancy that provides innovative business and technical sustainability solutions to firms committed to increasing revenue, mitigating risk, and improving operating efficiency. He has managed a wide range ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:320 pages, 9.5 × 7.6 × 0.9 inPublished:October 6, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071609091

ISBN - 13:9780071609098

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Global Trends--The Perfect Storm; Chapter 2. Convergence--The USEPA Meets the USGBC; Chapter 3. Regulatory Drivers; Chapter 4. Incentives; Chapter 5. Frameworks for Greening Brownfields; Chapter 6. Land Planning; Chapter 7. Green Building; Chapter 8. Valuing Financial Return or Beyond Asset Conversion; Chapter 9. Case Studies; Chapter 10. The Next 20 Years; Glossary; Index