Green Building and Remodeling For Dummies, Mini Edition

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John Wiley & Sons, Dec 13, 2010 - Architecture - 64 pages
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Your hands-on, practical guide to the materials and construction methods of green building

Want to build responsibly and help preserve the environment? This friendly, step-by-step guide introduces you to key facets of green building and remodeling, from looking at long-term costs to working with green professionals to reducing energy and water use.

Open the book and find:

  • The benefits of going green

  • Green material substitutions

  • Where to locate green professionals

  • Ten green things you can do in your home today


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Designing YourWay to a Better Green Home
Remodeling an Old Home with Green Materials

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Eric Corey Freed is an architect, lecturer, and writer. He is the founder and principal of organicARCHITECT, part architecture firm, part think tank.

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