4 edition of Green building products found in the catalog.
Green building products
|Other titles||GreenSpec guide to residential building materials|
|Statement||Alex Wilson and Mark Piepkorn, editors ; Nadav Malin, co-editor, GreenSpec ; Angela Battisto, GreenSpec manager.|
|Genre||Catalogs., Handbooks, manuals, etc.|
|Contributions||Wilson, Alex T., Piepkorn, Mark., Malin, Nadav., BuildingGreen, Inc.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 370 p. :|
|Number of Pages||370|
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Handbook of Green Building Design and Construction: LEED, BREEAM, and Green Globes, Second Edition directly addresses the needs of building professionals interested in the evolving principles, strategies, and concepts of green/sustainable design.
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This book is organized like a catalogue with a discussion at the beginning of each section about the product types reviewed and then brief descriptions of each product including contact information for each manufacturer.
I bought it as a text for "Green Building Materials" offered at North Seattle Community College - great class, great program.5/5(3).
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Clear definitions, keeping it simple, the book sets out ways to build Green Buildings with six excellent examples.' - In Print EcoDesign Book Reviews 'North American readers would find this book useful as a "state of the art" of green building in Europe, and can help generate interest in products not yet available here.' - The Last Straw.
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The GreenSpec Guide to Residential Building Materials -- 3rd Edition Edited by Alex Wilson With Mark Piepkorn Foreword by Sarah Susanka Interest in sustainable, green building practices is greater than ever. Whether concerned about allergies. Green Building Materials 1 of Concrete is a material that quite literally holds our cities together.
From homes and apartment buildings to bridges, viaducts, and sidewalks, this ubiquitous Author: Emily Peckenham. Alex Wilson is the founder of BuildingGreen, Inc. and Executive Editor of Environmental Building News, the premier green building industry resource. A widely acknowledged green building expert for over 30 years, he has authored countless articles and several books including Green Building Products and The Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings.
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Green buildings can also save money on utility bills and decrease maintenance and operation costs. Green building is really just good design, construction and maintenance.
Below are examples of basic green building techniques: Choosing a building location. Before that, let's define first the meaning of green building (know also as green construction is the practice of creating structures and using processes that are environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building's life-cycle: from siting to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation, and deconstruction.
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Could green building practices pose unanticipated life-safety hazards. Researchers from the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) are investigating the fire safety risks associated with green construction, thanks to a $1 million grant from the U.S.
Department of Homeland Security. 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.
A miscellaneous section also lists products for hazardous materials testing and remediation, insect control, recycling, and wood products certification. Buildings account for one-sixth of the world's fresh water withdrawals, one-quarter of its wood harvest, and two-fifths of its material and energy flows (Roodman and Lenssen, ).
Building "green" is an opportunity to use our resources efficiently while creating healthier buildings that improve human health, build a better environment, and provide cost savings. For over 50 years, the “Greenbook” has set the standard for public works specifications for hundreds of cities, counties, and agencies in Southern California.
Over the years, interest in the “Greenbook” has spread throughout the United States, Canada and many Brand: Bni Development Store. Green building is about more than the materials you use—but it does matter which products you choose. Below are some common elements and features of any commercial or residential building project.
We’ve taken each element and provided green building alternatives to traditional materials. What is green building. Simply put, it’s the environmentally-conscious construction (and operation) of buildings. For many good reasons, construction using green technology is becoming more common.
Several of these reasons are outlined in a recent article from Smart Cities Dive. But before we get to those, let’s first understand what types. Yes, it's that time again. For the eighth year in a row, BuildingGreen has just announced their list of Top Green Building Products.
BuildingGreen sifts the products from new additions to the GreenSpec Directory, a print and online guide that organizes green products according to LEED credits, as well as from coverage in Environmental Building News. Despite the growing recognition of sustainable practices, green products, and high-performance technologies in building design and construction, concern within the facilities industry continues due to lack of accurate, thorough, and quantifiable information regarding the financial and economic impacts of high-performance buildings.
Build green or have an interest in building green. If so, take a look at 10 of the most innovative products—all nominees of the Best in IBS Awards at the NAHB International Builders’ Show—in green building technology today.
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This visionary text helps students and professionals develop the knowledge and skills to "think green" from start to finish, empowering and inspiring them to build truly sustainable homes/5(12). Every year, Sustainable Industries publishes a list of the Top 10 Green Building Products.
The magazine chooses the winners based on five criteria: environmental performance, scalability / market. The International Green Construction Code (IgCC) provides the design and construction industry with the single, most effective way to deliver sustainable, resilient, high-performance buildings.
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