Green From the Ground up

Green From the Ground up

Sustainable, Healthy, and Energy-efficient Home Construction

Book - 2008
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Green construction is the building trend of the decade. In direct response to the growing demand for sustainable, healthy, and energy-efficient homes, David Johnston and Scott Gibson present the most forward-thinking theories and the best proven methods of new and remodeled green construction. They begin with down-to-earth explanations of green building basics and move on to site planning, materials selection, energy efficiency, and indoor air quality -- detailing along the way every step in design and construction, from framing to finishes.

A must-have reference for contractors who want to remain competitive, Green from the Ground Up is also a remarkable resource for homeowners who require the clearest and most thorough green building information available.

Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, c2008.
ISBN: 9781561589739
156158973X
Call Number: 690.837 JOHNSTON
Characteristics: p. ; cm.
Subjects: Sustainable architecture.
Buildings -- Energy conservation.
Sustainable buildings -- Design and construction.
Additional Contributors: Gibson, Scott 1951-
Taunton Press
Alternative Title: Green from the ground up

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whatpraytell Jan 26, 2012

Very interesting read. This book sheds light on many factors around healthy and green housing design. I learned a lot.

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jianbo
Sep 23, 2010

This a terrific book for anyone who wants to build or renovate a home. It details every aspect of a living space that encourage using less energy, generating less polution, less environmental footprint, as well as making it more comfortible and healthy. I highly recomend to all home builders and owners.

A true green book it is!

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