Green Building: Principles and Practices in Residential Construction

1st Edition

Kruger, Abe; Seville, Carl
eISBN-13: 9781285225920

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GREEN BUILDING: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES IN RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION provides a current, comprehensive guide to this exciting, emerging field. From core concepts to innovative applications of cutting-edge technology and the latest industry trends, this text offers an in-depth introduction to the construction of green homes. Unlike many texts that adopt a product-oriented approach, this book emphasizes the crucial planning, processes, and execution methods necessary for effective, environmentally sound construction. This text demonstrates that Earth-friendly products and energy-efficient materials take planning in order to make a building truly green. This visionary text helps students and professionals develop the knowledge and skills to think green from start to finish, empowering and inspiring them to build truly sustainable homes.
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Sold By Cengage Learning
ISBNs 1111135959, 1285225929, 9781111135959, 9781285225920
Language eng
Number of Pages 546
Edition 1st