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Green Building Products, 3rd Edition: The GreenSpec Guide to Residential Building Materials--3rd Edition
Green Building Products, 3rd Edition: The GreenSpec Guide to Residential Building Materials--3rd Edition Alex Wilson, Mark Piepkorn 0865716005 9780865716001 Interest in sustainable, green building practices is greater than ever. W
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Green Building Products, 3rd Edition: The GreenSpec Guide to Residential Building Materials--3rd Edition by Alex Wilson, Mark Piepkorn

Interest in sustainable, green building practices is greater than ever. Whether concerned about allergies, energy costs, old-growth forests, or durability and long-term value, homeowners and builders are looking for ways to ensure that their homes are healthy, safe, beautiful, and efficient. In these pages are descriptions and manufacturer contact information for more than 1,400 environmentally preferable products and materials. All phases of residential construction are covered. Products are grouped by function, and each chapter begins with a discussion of key environmental considerations and what to look for in a green product. Over 40 percent revised, this updated edition includes over 120 new products. Categories of products include: Sitework and landscaping Flooring and floor coverings Decking Interior/exterior finish and trim Foundations, footers, and slabs Paints and coatings Structural systems and components Mechanical systems/HVAC Sheathing Plumbing, electrical, and lighting Doors and windows Furniture and furnishings Insulation Distributors and retailers|Interest in sustainable, green building practices is greater than ever. Whether concerned about allergies, energy costs, old-growth forests, or durability and long-term value, homeowners and builders are looking for ways to ensure that their homes are healthy, safe, beautiful, and efficient. In these pages are descriptions and manufacturer contact information for more than 1,600 environmentally preferable products and materials from agrifiber panels to zero-VOC paints. All phases of residential construction, from sitework to flooring to renewable energy, are covered. This updated edition includes more than 100 new products, which are grouped by function. Each chapter begins with a discussion of key environmental considerations and what to look for in a green product.--BOOK JACKET.

Author: Alex Wilson, Mark Piepkorn

Language: English

Edition: 3 Revised

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 352

Publisher: New Society Publishers

Publication Date: 2008-01-01

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