Evaluating And Selecting Green Products

In many construction projects, building materials are evaluated and selected based on performance, aesthetics, and cost. With "green" or environmentally preferable products, these selection parameters are expanded to include both health and environmental impacts. Fortunately, an expanding number of resources and tools are available to streamline the evaluation process and assist project teams in making appropriate, informed selections.

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Landing Zone Design

Landing Zones (LZ) for C-130 and C-17 are special use airfields used for aircrew training and contingency operations. These airfields can include a runway, taxiways, aprons, and other operation surfaces. The main considerations of landing zone design are existing site conditions, aircraft type, mission requirements, and length of operations.

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The National Institute of Building Sciences developed the WBDG-Whole Building Design Guide to foster communication and knowledge-sharing among federal, industry and academic partners to advance high-performing facilities.