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While the Whole Building Design Guide (WBDG) Design Objective, Project Management, and O & M pages provide fundamental descriptions of each key aspect of whole building design and the interrelationships between these topics, they are unable to delve into the details of each strategy and supporting technologies. That task is accomplished by the WBDG Resource Pages which are written by industry experts explaining strategies, technologies, applications, standards, and emerging issues relevant to the subject along with links to related WBDG pages, external websites, publications, and points of contact.

Titlesort ascending Updated
Life-Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA) 09-19-2016
Landscape Architecture and the Site Security Design Process 09-08-2016
International Design Ideas for Research Laboratories 10-05-2016
Interior Design for Research Facilities 02-24-2017
Integrity Testing for Roofing and Waterproofing Membranes 06-07-2017
Indoor Air Quality and Mold Prevention of the Building Envelope 02-22-2017
Importance of Involving Key Support Staff in Facility Design through Commissioning and Turnover 08-02-2016
Hydropower 08-02-2016
HVAC System Design for Humid Climates 11-03-2016
HVAC Integration of the Building Envelope 11-08-2016
Historic Preservation—Additional Resources 05-08-2023
High-Performance HVAC 11-07-2016
High Performance EIFS
High Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse (HEMP) Effects and Protection 08-07-2020
Hazard-Specific Building-Resilience Considerations 01-08-2018
Hangar Pavement Design 12-09-2016
Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Federal Buildings 08-04-2016
Green Principles for Residential Design 08-05-2016
Green Building Standards and Certification Systems 03-23-2023
Good Practices in Resilience-Based Architectural Designs 01-08-2018
Glazing Hazard Mitigation 11-15-2016
Geothermal Heat Pumps 11-15-2016
Geothermal Energy – Direct-Use 11-15-2016
Geothermal Electric Technology 11-15-2016
Fuel Cells and Renewable Hydrogen 10-21-2016
Fuel Cell Flexibility and Sustainability 08-03-2016
Form 10-27-2016
Flood Resistance of the Building Envelope 07-14-2023
Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act (FBPTA) Program Case Study 01-08-2018
Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act (FBPTA) Individual Case Study 01-08-2018
Facility Use Policies, Building Design Standards, and Custodial Guidelines for Historic Properties 05-08-2023
Facility Performance Evaluation (FPE) 10-28-2016
Extensive Vegetative Roofs 10-28-2016
Energy Efficient Lighting 09-30-2016
Energy Codes and Standards 10-24-2016
Electrical Safety 09-30-2016
Electric Lighting Controls 09-30-2016
EIFS, Architecture, and the Sustainable Design Revolution 10-21-2016
Effective Site Security Design 09-12-2016
Earned Value Analysis 08-02-2016
Distributed Energy Resources (DER) 10-20-2016
Designing for Organizational Effectiveness 10-04-2016
Designing Buildings to Resist Explosive Threats 09-14-2016
Design for Maintainability: The Importance of Operations and Maintenance Considerations During the Design Phase of Construction Projects 08-01-2018
Deferred Maintenance - The Use of Parametrics for Estimating Maintenance Costs 08-02-2016
Daylighting 09-15-2016
Cybersecurity 02-21-2020
Critical Equipment Identification and Maintenance 08-02-2016
Cost Impact of the ISC Security Design Criteria 10-20-2016
Cost Estimating 06-30-2020
Cool Metal Roofing 10-19-2016
Construction Waste Management 10-17-2016
Construction Phase Cost Management 08-02-2016
Constructability Reviews 08-10-2016
Community and Site Planning for Green Residential Design 08-10-2016
Combined Heat and Power (CHP) 08-03-2016
Codes and Standards Development 08-02-2016
Code-Plus Programs for Disaster Resistance 08-02-2016
Chemical/Biological/Radiation (CBR) Safety of the Building Envelope 01-26-2017
Building Systems Efficiency 07-12-2018
Building Sciences Career Center 03-02-2018
Building Science Concepts 12-04-2019
Building Resilience: Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design 01-08-2018
Building Resilience 01-08-2018
Building Materials and Furnishings Sustainability Assessment Standards 08-02-2016
Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) 07-11-2024
Building Enclosure Design Principles and Strategies 08-08-2016
Building Design Considerations in Cold Climates 10-17-2016
Bollard: Non-Crash and Non-Attack-Resistant Models 09-02-2016
Bollard: Crash- and Attack-Resistant Models 09-06-2016
Blast Safety of the Building Envelope 02-21-2017
Biosolids 09-10-2020
Biomimicry: Designing to Model Nature 08-17-2023
Biomass for Heat 09-07-2016
Biomass for Electricity Generation 09-15-2016