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Green home building : money-saving strategies for an affordable, healthy, high-performance home

Author: Miki Cook; Doug Garrett, (Building consultant)
Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC, Canada : New Society Publishers, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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According to conventional wisdom, building a green home is an expensive endeavor. The standard approach treats green as an add-on, tacking "premium" products, finishes, and equipment onto a traditional home design. As a result, many green home projects end up over budget or fail to achieve their environmental and performance goals. Green Home Building.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Cook, Miki.
Green home building.:
Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers, [2014] ©2014
(CaOONL)20149030886
(OCoLC)870289223
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Miki Cook; Doug Garrett, (Building consultant)
ISBN: 9781550925739 1550925733 0865717796 9780865717794
OCLC Number: 880490644
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Section one Show Me the Money. Location, Location, Location --
Size Matters --
Design, Design, Design: Everything You Need to Know --
Building Products and Materials: Shades of Green --
Construction Waste: The 8,000-Pound Gorilla of Cost Savings --
Equipment and Systems --
Health and Environment --
Outdoor Living --
Green Bling --
Keeping It Green. Section two Getting to Zero. The Zero Energy Capable Home Model --
Net Zero Water --
Zero Waste --
Zero Your Carbon Footprint --
Zero Cost Premium.
Responsibility: Miki Cook & Doug Garrett.
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A comprehensive guide to building green on any budget.  Read more...

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