The Complete Idiot's Guide to Green Building and Remodeling [NOOK Book]

Overview

It's easy building green!



This guide helps environmentally conscious people make real-world decisions about building or remodeling a home. Readers will find information on how to save money by going green when building or remodeling, how to find the right green integrated system design, how to choose heating and cooling equipment, and how...

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Green Building and Remodeling

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Overview

It's easy building green!



This guide helps environmentally conscious people make real-world decisions about building or remodeling a home. Readers will find information on how to save money by going green when building or remodeling, how to find the right green integrated system design, how to choose heating and cooling equipment, and how to save money on water.



- Focuses on the design integration of green materials



- Residential and commercial green building will grow from 2% of the U.S. construction market in 2005 to as much as 10% in 2010 (NAHB)



- More than 80 regional and local green building programs are in place in the U.S. and more are being promoted in the private sector

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440658518
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/6/2009
  • Series: COMPLETE IDIOT'S GUIDE Series
  • Sold by: DK
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 336
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet the Author

John Barrows is a teacher for green techniques nationwide for the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). John holds the designation of Certified Green Professional. He is President of J. Barrows Inc., providing construction services, general contracting, construction management, and consultation services for over 30 years.

Lisa Iannucci is a 20-year veteran of magazine and book publishing and a former real estate writer.

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