Sustainable Commercial Interiors
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Penny Bonda, FASID, LEED-AP, is an interior designer and past president of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). A founding Chair of both the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED for Commercial Interiors Committee and the ASID Sustainable Design Council, Bonda is the Eco-Editor of the Green Zone, an online resource of Interior Design magazine at www.interiordesign.net.

Katie Sosnowchik served as editorial director of Interiors & Sources magazine, is a founding editor of [email protected] magazine, and is also one of the creators and strategic planners of the annual EnvironDesign conferences. She is currently a freelance writer and communications consultant.

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Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

1. SUSTAINABLE DESIGN: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE.

Sustainability Defined and Refined.

Defining “Green”.

What Is Green Design?

Overcoming the Obstacles to Sustainability.

The Integrated Profession.

The Design Charrette.

Taking the Mystery Out of Commissioning.

2. GLOBAL ISSUES: AN OVERVIEW.

As the Earth Warms.

Living Lightly on the Land.

Wet Gold.

Want Not, Waste a Lot.

Healthy Buildings, Healthy People.

3. SITES, WATER, AND ENERGY.

Matters of Site.

Reducing Water Use.

Optimizing Energy Use.

Lighting.

Equipment and Appliances.

4. THE MATERIALS MAZE.

Starting the Dialogue.

Natural versus Synthetic Materials.

Toxins.

Material Safety Data Sheet.

Life Cycle Assessment.

Life Cycle Studies: A Comparison.

Furnishings and Finishes: An Overview.

From Trash Comes Treasure.

5. THE INDOOR ENVIRONMENT.

The Air That We Breathe.

The Elusive Thermal Comfort.

Noise: The Other Pollutant.

Let There Be (Day)light.

The Importance of Views.

6. THE TOOLS OF OUR TRADE.

Green Building Organizations, Rating Systems, and Design Guides.

Product Standards and Certifications.

Specifications.

The Sustainable Library.

7. THE BUSINESS CASE FOR GREEN DESIGN.

Building a Tangible Symbol.

Making the Case.

A Sustainable, Sustaining Workplace.

8. SUBSTANCE AND STYLE.

Greenpeace: Materials Matter (Envision Design,Washington, D.C.).

HOK: Working in Daylight Downtown (HOK, St. Louis,Missouri).

Haworth Showroom: Sustainable Thinking, Smart Design (Perkins + Will/Eva Maddox Branded Environments, Chicago, Illinois).

Toyota: Driving the Path to Sustainability (Gensler, Washington, D.C.).

Accenture: Flexible, Fluid, and Ecofriendly (Davis Gardner Gannon Pope Architecture, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania).

Continuum Center: Natural Healing (Guenther5, New York,New York).

REI Portland: Sustainable Design Hat Trick (Mithun, Portland, Oregon).

Herman Miller BG Building: Continuing the Commitment (The Environments Group, Chicago, Illinois).

Nusta Spa: Defining Green Tranquility (Envision Design,Washington,D.C.).

Sauer-Danfoss: An American Building with European Sensibilities (OWP/P, Lincolnshire, Illinois).

Boulder Associates: Well Worth the Wait (Boulder Associates, Boulder, Colorado).

Encore! The Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation (Gensler,Washington,D.C.).

Notes.

Glossary.

LEED Terminology.

Resources.

Print Resources.

Internet Resources.

Index.

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