Greening Brownfields: Remediation Through Sustainable Development

by: William Sarni


Abstract: A guide to transforming brownfields into sustainable assets Greening Brownfields provides a framework for sustainable remediation practices that land planners and developers can use to convert a land liability into a sustainable asset. This forward-looking reference presents best practices and creative thinking on how to increase property value by viewing contaminated properties as an opportunity. Global trends and business drivers related to brownfields and green development are covered. The book outlines all state brownfield remediation incentive programs, as well as the United States Green Building Council (USGBC)/Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) guideless regarding brownfield redevelopment.
Full details

Book Details

Title: Greening Brownfields: Remediation Through Sustainable Development

Publisher: : New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, San Juan, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2010 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ISBN: 9780071609098

Authors:

William Sarni is founder and CEO of Domani Sustainability Consulting, LLC (a wholly owned subsidiary of Roux Associates Inc.), a consultancy that provides innovative business and technical sustainability solutions to firms committed to increasing revenue, mitigating risk, and improving operating efficiency. He has managed a wide range of complex sustainability and environmental programs throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia. Mr. Sarni is a member of the Environmental Compliance Committee of the Chicago Climate Exchange and active with the Conference Board and Sustainable Life Media/Sustainable Brands.

Description: A guide to transforming brownfields into sustainable assets Greening Brownfields provides a framework for sustainable remediation practices that land planners and developers can use to convert a land liability into a sustainable asset. This forward-looking reference presents best practices and creative thinking on how to increase property value by viewing contaminated properties as an opportunity. Global trends and business drivers related to brownfields and green development are covered. The book outlines all state brownfield remediation incentive programs, as well as the United States Green Building Council (USGBC)/Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) guideless regarding brownfield redevelopment.