This is a one-stop guide to managing LEED-New Construction Projects. This GreenSource book explains, step by step, how to integrate LEED-New Construction (NC) rating system requirements into the building design and construction processes. Project planning, goals, coordination, implementation, and documentation are covered in detail. "LEED-New Construction Project Management" provides a tested framework for taking a project from inception to successful certification and shows you how to master the tools to make the process more efficient. Three in-depth case studies covering new commercial building construction, major renovations, and a portfolio of buildings highlight the strategies presented in the book. LEED-New Construction Project Management covers: the LEED rating system and LEED-NC credit categories; the project management process; project definition and goal setting; design phase integration; construction phase implementation; the LEED process: adaptability, applicability, and best practices; future trends; and, credit implementations: sustainable sites; water efficiency; energy and atmosphere; materials and resources; indoor environmental quality; and, innovation in design.