Green Building A to Z

Understanding the Language of Green Building
Author(s): Jerry Yudelson
Original Publish Date: Oct 01, 2007
Product Number: EB00644952
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781550923513
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Green building is the fastest-growing trend to hit since the Internet, bringing with it an enormous range of new products, systems, and technologies. Green Building A to Z is an informative, technically accurate, and highly visual guide to green building, for both decision-makers and interested citizens. It begins with an introduction to the importance of green buildings and a brief history of the green building movement, outlines the benefits and costs of green buildings, and shows how you can influence the spread of green buildings. The book touches on key issues, such as enhancing water conservation, reducing energy use, and creating a conservation economy. The book examines all aspects of green buildings, including: -Architecture 2030 -Locally sourced materials -Natural ventilation -Solar energy -Zero-net-energy buildings More than just a reference, this book emphasizes the importance of green buildings and green developments for a sustainable future. It will be an invaluable resource for businesspeople, homeowners, product manufacturers, developers, building industry professionals, and government officials.

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