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Your Green Home: A Guide to Planning a Healthy, Environmentally Friendly, New Home (Mother Earth News Wiser Living Series)
Your Green Home: A Guide to Planning a Healthy, Environmentally Friendly, New Home (Mother Earth News Wiser Living Series) by Alex Wilson 0865715556 9780865715554
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Your Green Home: A Guide to Planning a Healthy, Environmentally Friendly, New Home (Mother Earth News Wiser Living Series) by Alex Wilson

More and more homeowners today want houses that are healthy to live in and cause minimal damage to the environment. Thats what green building is all about. Your Green Home is written for homeowners planning a new home-whether you are working with an architect or builder, or serving as your own general contractor. Intended to improve the overall environmental performance of new houses being built, the book sets out to answer some of the big-picture questions relating to having a home designed and built-and getting what you want. Your Green Home covers: _Home location and its relationship to the community _Site design _Construction systems _Building design to optimize energy performance _Renewable energy systems _Material selection _Indoor environmental quality _Water efficiency _Material selection Written by the founder of BuildingGreen-North Americas premier green building authority-this book will prove useful not only to future homeowners, but also to designers and builders seeking to meet this demand. Building professionals well-versed in green building may find this a useful book to give to potential clients to convey the scope and principles of green building. Alex Wilson is president of BuildingGreen, Inc. and executive editor of Environmental Building News, the oldest and most respected publication serving North Americas green building industry. A green building expert since the 1970s, he has authored countless articleson the topic and several books, including Green Building Products, the Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings, and Green Development: Integrating Ecology and Real Estate.

Author: Alex Wilson

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 256

Publisher: New Society Publishers

Publication Date: 2006-06-01

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