The Green Home: A Decision-Making Guide for Owners and Builders Review

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What does a “green” home look like? What are its characteristics, and how can you ensure that you meet the highest green standards within a given budget? The answers to these questions and more are found in The Green Home, a book dedicated to teaching builders and homeowners alike about environmentally-friendly residential construction. This highly practical resource explores the very latest construction techniques, materials, processes, and green practices that will reduce the environmental impact of the building itself. Coverage ranges from air sealing measures and energy efficient practices to water conservation and the usage of natural materials, with a special focus on complying with zoning ordinances and building codes. With thorough explanations of the many benefits of green building, this is the perfect “nuts and bolts” guide to environmentally-sound homes.

Get The Green Home: A Decision Making Guide for Owners and Builders (Go Green with Renewable Energy Resources) today.

Product Details

  • File Size: 13068 KB
  • Print Length: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning, Pro Building Trades; 1 edition (September 24, 2009)
  • Publication Date: February 1, 2013
  • Sold by:  Cengage Learning
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00B8C3K4W
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • X-Ray: Not Enabled
  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled