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Green Building Products: Greenspec Guides to Residential Building Materials, 3rd Edition
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Green Building Products: Greenspec Guides to Residential Building Materials, 3rd Edition

by: Alex Wilson & Mark Piepkorn

Publisher: New Society

Pages: 352

Format: Paperback

Pub. Date: 2008

PLU#: 01617

ISBN#: 9780865716001

 

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$34.95

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$37.95

 


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Interest in sustainable, green building practices is greater than ever. Whether concerned about allergies, energy costs, old-growth forests, or durability and long-term value, homeowners and builders are looking for ways to ensure that their homes are healthy, safe, beautiful and efficient.

In these pages are descriptions and manufacturer contact information for more than 1,400 environmentally preferable products and materials. All phases of residential construction, from sitework to flooring to renewable energy, are covered. Products are grouped by function, and each chapter begins with a discussion of key environmental considerations, and what to look for in a green product. Over 40% revised, this updated edition includes over 120 new products. Categories of products include:

  • Sitework and landscaping
  • Outdoor structures
  • Decking
  • Foundations, footers and slabs
  • Structural systems and components
  • Sheathing
  • Exterior finish and trim
  • Roofing
  • Doors and windows
  • Insulation
  • Flooring and floor coverings
  • Interior finish and trim
  • MsoNormal">Caulks and adhesives
  • Paints and coatings
  • Mechanical systems/HVAC
  • Plumbing, electrical and lighting
  • Appliances
  • Furniture and furnishings
  • Renewable energy
  • Distributors and retailers

 

An index of products and manufacturers makes for easy navigation. There is no more comprehensive resource for both the engaged homeowner and those who design and build homes.

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