TITLE

Hidden Risks of Green Buildings

AUTHOR(S)
Odom, J. David; Scott, Richard; Dubose, George H.
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Oct2008, Vol. 80 Issue 10, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the role of several factors including commissioning, new materials, and increased air ventilation in the moisture-related failure of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). The design review is only intended to determine if the building can be commissioned and does not show any moisture and mold problems. New materials sometimes create problems due to the unfamiliar results with its interaction to adjacent components.
ACCESSION #
34848724

 

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