Green Building: Principles and Practices in Residential Construction

Brand: Cengage
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ISBN-13: 9781111135959
ISBN-10: 1111135959
Author: Abe Kruger; Carl Seville
Pages: 608
$99.95

Green Building: Principles and Practices in Residential Construction is a comprehensive guide to sustainable residential construction. 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.

Hardcover.