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Riassunto: Intended to facilitate the preparation of request for proposal and project brief in the design stages of development. Incorporating sustainable design strategies early in the design process allows for the development of comprehensive and integrated systems. GSAS RFP Preparation: All Typologies v2.0 manual incorporates all typologies to provide objectives and potential inclusions for completing an RFP and Project Brief. The manual introduces each category and then provides a comprehensive description for each criterion. The following outline details the format of the GSAS RFP Preparation: All Typologies v2.0, per criterion: • SCOPE identifies which criteria are assessed for each rating system • OBJECTIVE summarizes the overall principle of how the criterion will be measured • RFP INCLUSIONS describe what the project teams should address in the RFP to demonstrate how they will comply with GSAS • EXPLANATIONS describe the potential environmental impacts associated with each criterion
About the Author: Dr AlHorr is currently the Founding Chairman of the Gulf Organization for Research and Development established in 2009. He has initiated and led the Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS) – one of the most comprehensive sustainability performance-based rating systems in the world. He also made contributions to the development of Qatari standards of construction (QCS 2010) by preparing the 7th chapter titled (Green Construction). He was also directly involved in preparing the mechanical code for the unified GCC construction standards and he is leading the efforts to develop eco labeling schemes of green products, materials and systems. Dr AlHorr has contributed to various patents that have been filed for registration concerning green and energy-saving products. Dr. Al Horr has published several peer reviewed papers in specialized journals. He also chairs the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Sustainable Built Environment (IJSBE), published by GORD in cooperation with Elsevier. He reviews research articles for several scientific journals, and is a member of several specialized associations and organizations. Before joining GORD, Dr. Al Horr worked for Barwa Real Estate Group in 2006 where he undertook the positions of President of Strategy and Investment, Deputy CEO for Operations and the Advisor for Chairman. During his tenure, he was heavily involved in strategic projects on the corporate level and was directly supervised various strategic social initiatives. Dr. AlHorr assumed several tasks and responsibilities at Qatar University (QU), between 1990 – 2006, varying from being a professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department, to acting as the university’s Vice President for Research. Throughout his working years at the University, Dr AlHorr was effectively involved in the institution’s development, especially the QU Reform Project, while offering a range of technical research, training and consultations to the industrial sector. In recognition of his vision and the initiatives, Dr AlHorr has received several awards including ‘Excellence for Outstanding Social Contribution’ in London (2009); ‘Emerging CEO’ in Dubai (2010); and the “Environment & Sustainability Award” in Qatar (2011). Dr AlHorr graduated in 1989 from Qatar University’s Faculty of Engineering. He obtained his MSc degree in 1996 from George Washington University in the US, followed by his PhD in Materials Engineering from UMIST in the UK in 2000.
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Descrizione libro CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. v2.0 edition. 94 pages. 11.00x8.50x0.23 inches. This item is printed on demand. Codice libro della libreria zk1484896459