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The Complete Guide to Green Building & Remodeling Your Home: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply,9781601383648

The Complete Guide to Green Building & Remodeling Your Home: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply

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9781601383648

ISBN10:
1601383649
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/30/2011
Publisher(s):
Atlantic Pub Co
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This book will guide you and your family through the process of learning more about and implementing the necessary changes and perspectives needed to change your home or build a new home that is environmentally conscious and prepared for the changing economic and environmental climate in the coming decades. You will learn why people have started to build green and how it can be done in today¿s regulatory and cost conditions quickly and inexpensively. You will learn how to remodel with green in mind and how to start working with building professionals that can provide the necessary materials, plans, and paperwork you need to proceed. You will learn which materials are best for green building by lifespan and how to choose between various green materials. You will learn how to not only use green materials but to make sure the construction process is green as well. You will learn the basics of framing your building, natural building methods, the energy systems you might use, and the heating cooling options at your disposal.


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