Thesis Research

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Denver Ceilings. Armstrong Ceiling Tiles.

Dr. Richard A. Behr. 2010. Design of Sustainable Roof Systems: Benefits, Constructability, and Design of Green Roofs presented at the AE 542, February 17, 373 Willard.

DSIRE. DSIRE: Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency.

Foreman University. 2009. Geothermal Heat Exchangers: Module FPCM. via email, December 7.

Greg Kats. 2006. Greening America's Schools: Costs and Benefits.

J. Farrar, S. AbouRizk, and X. Mao. 2004. Generic Implementation of Lean Concepts in Simulation Models. Lean Construction Journal 1, no. 1 (October): 1-23.

James D. Qualk, and Paul McCown. 2009. Busting the Myth that Green Costs More Green - Strategic Planning for Energy and the Environment. Strategic Planning for Energy and the Enviornment 28, no. 4 (April): 36-48.

Jeroen Mentensa, Dirk Raesa and Martin Hermy. 2005. ScienceDirect - Landscape and Urban Planning : Green roofs as a tool for solving the rainwater runoff problem in the urbanized 21st century? May 13.

Karl Ochsner. 2008. Geothermal Heat Pumps: A Guide for Planning and Installing. Sterling, VA: Earthscan.

National Propane Gas Association. DOE Energy Costs - National Propane Gas Association.

RSMeans. 2008. RSMeans: Building Construction Cost Data. 67th ed. Kingston, MA: R.S. Means Company, Inc.: Construction Publishers & Consultants.

S. Bertelsen. 2004. Lean Construction: Where are we and how to proceed? Lean Construction Journal 1, no. 1 (October): 46-69.

Susan K. Weiler, Katrin Scholz-Barth. 2009. Green Roof Systems: A Guide to the Planning, Design, and Construction of Landscapes over Structure. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

The Brick Industry Association. Technical Notes 40 - Prefabricated Brick Masonry.

U.S. Department of Commerce National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: National Enviornmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service. 2010. Monthly, State, Regional and National Heating Degree Days. National Climatic Data Center, March.

U.S. Department of Energy. Guide to Tribal Energy Development: Geothermal Resources.

U.S. Energy Information Administration. Energy Information Administration (EIA) | State/Territory Energy Profiles | Energy Data, Information, and Maps.

U.S. Green Building Council. USGBC: LEED for Schools.

———. 2008. LEED 2009 for Schools: New Construction and Major Renovations. U.S. Green Building Council, November.


Note: While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work-in-progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Mitchell Reiners. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.