Green Building Handbook: A Companion Guide to Building Products and Their Impact on the Environment / Edition 1

Green Building Handbook: A Companion Guide to Building Products and Their Impact on the Environment / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0419253807
ISBN-13:
9780419253808
Pub. Date:
04/28/2000
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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Green Building Handbook: A Companion Guide to Building Products and Their Impact on the Environment / Edition 1

This key handbook provides a detailed reference for environmentally concerned purchasers of building products, and complements the Green Building Handbook Vol 1. Following the format of the original, this book discusses current issues in green building before moving on to consider eight building component types: fencing products, flat roofing membranes, glazing products, electrical wiring, adhesives, straw bale building, interior decoration and indoor air quality and ventilation. Invaluable for the specifier, this companion handbook will be useful to all those interested in finding greener ways of designing and making buildings.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780419253808
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/28/2000
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.75(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Part One. 1.Introduction: A Discursive Essay Highlighting Important Trends in Green Building and Explaining the Rationale and Methodology Behind the Handbook. Part Two. How to Use the Handbook. Key to Product Table Headings. 2. Fencing Products. 3. Flat Roofing Membranes. 4. Glazing Products. 5. Electrical Wiring. 6. Adhesives. 7. Straw Bale Building. 8. Interior Decoration. 9. Indoor Air Quality and Ventilation. Further Reading. Useful Information on Relevant Organizations. Index.

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