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The green building revolution

Author: Jerry Yudelson
Publisher: Washington : Island Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Green Building Revolution introduces readers to the basics of green building and to the projects and people that are advancing this movement. It shows readers why and how to start thinking about designing, building, and operating high-performance, environmentally aware (primarily LEED-certified) buildings on conventional budgets."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Yudelson
ISBN: 9781597261784 1597261785 9781597261791 1597261793
OCLC Number: 145431840
Description: xxiii, 242 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Green building today --
What is a green building --
The business case for green buildings --
The costs of green buildings --
The future of green buildings --
The international green buildings revolution --
The revolution in commercial development --
The revolution in government and nonprofit buildings --
The revolution in education --
The revolution in housing --
The revolution in neighborhood design and mixed-use development --
The revolution in health care --
The revolution in workplace design --
The revolution in property management --
The revolution in building design and construction practice --
Join the revolution!
Responsibility: Jerry Yudelson ; foreword by S. Richard Fedrizzi.
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Introduces the basics of green building and to the related projects. Employing interviews, case studies, more than 50 photos, tables, and charts, this book shows why and how to start thinking about  Read more...

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"Jerry Yudelson's great gift is his ability to take gobs of complex information about green building, process it, and make it readable and useful for a wide and diverse universe of stakeholders. "He Read more...

 
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