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Green building products : the GreenSpec® guide to residential building materials

Author: Alex Wilson; Mark Piepkorn; BuildingGreen, Inc.
Publisher: Brattleboro, VT : BuildingGreen ; Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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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 1,600 environmentally preferable  Read more...
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Green building products.
Brattleboro, VT : BuildingGreen ; Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers, ©2008
(OCoLC)690526413
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Wilson; Mark Piepkorn; BuildingGreen, Inc.
ISBN: 9780865716001 0865716005
OCLC Number: 154704942
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 370 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Sitework & landscaping --
Outdoor structures --
Decking --
Foundations, footers, & slabs --
Structural systems & components --
Sheathing --
Exterior finish & trim --
Roofing --
Doors --
Windows --
Insulation --
Flooring & floorcoverings --
Interior finish & trim --
Caulks & adhesives --
Paints & coatings --
Mechanical systems / HVAC --
Plumbing --
Electrical --
Lighting --
Appliances --
Furniture & furnishings --
Renewable energy --
Distributors & retailers.
Other Titles: GreenSpec® guide to residential building materials
Responsibility: Alex Wilson and Mark Piepkorn, editors.

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Features descriptions and manufacturer contact information for more than 1,400 environmentally preferable products and materials. This title covers various phases of residential construction ranging  Read more...

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