Be a Successful Green Builder / Edition 1

Be a Successful Green Builder / Edition 1

by R. Woodson
     
 

Increase Profits by Incorporating Sustainable
Practices into Your Building Operations

Filled with environmentally friendly methods that reduce the impact of housing on natural areas, Be a Successful Green Builder contains everything needed to get started in the green building business and develop a thriving enterprise.

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Overview

Increase Profits by Incorporating Sustainable
Practices into Your Building Operations

Filled with environmentally friendly methods that reduce the impact of housing on natural areas, Be a Successful Green Builder contains everything needed to get started in the green building business and develop a thriving enterprise.

Successful contractor and bestselling author R. Dodge Woodson explains how to select green building products, understand zoning requirements associated with green building, write winning proposals, find suitable financing, and deal with brokers. He also reviews 20 key mistakes to avoid in building green. Be a Successful Green Builder features:

  • A plain-English guide to developing a lucrative green building enterprise
  • Information on selecting the best green building products
  • Valuable tips on preparing winning bids
  • Step-by-step advice on expanding a green building business

Inside This Hands-on Guide to Profitable Green Building


• Getting Started in Green Building • Setting Up Your Business Structure • 20 Mistakes to Avoid When Becoming a Green Contractor • Matching Green Projects with Suitable Locations • Finding Financing • Working from Home Versus an Office • Building on Speculation • Working with Real Estate Brokers • Selecting Green Building Products • Dealing with Subcontractors • Preparing Winning Bids • Using Sustainable Practices to Make More Money • Growing Your Business • Expanding into Green Land Development to Double Your Money • Landscaping Tips that Sell Houses Fast

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071592611
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
09/30/2008
Pages:
381
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter One: The Business of Green Building

Chapter Two: Setting Up Your Business Structure

Chapter Three: 20 Key Mistakes to Avoid When Becoming a Building Contractor

Chapter Four: Matching Green Projects with Suitable Locations

Chapter Five: Finding Financing the Easy Way

Chapter Six: Working from Home versus Setting Up an Office

Chapter Seven: Building on Speculation--the Risks and the Rewards

Chapter Eight: Working with Real-Estate Brokers

Chapter Nine: Finding and Selecting Green Building Products

Chapter Ten: Dealing with Subcontractors and Suppliers

Chapter Eleven: Preparing Winning Bids

Chapter Twelve: Using Sustainable Building Practices to Make More Money

Chapter Thirteen: Growing Your Business the Smart Way

Chapter Fourteen: Green Land Developing Could Double Your Income

Chapter Fifteen: Green Landscaping Tips That Sell Houses Fast

Appendix 1: Glossary of Green Words and Terms

Appendix 2: Time Saving Tips and Tables for Builders

Index

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