Understanding Green Building Materials
A companion to Understanding Green Building Guidelines, this primer explains green building products—what they are and how to choose them.
From eco-friendly sheetrock to sustainable paint finishes, the green building movement is gaining momentum. But with new products, manufacturers, and standards being introduced routinely, how are architects or designers to know what's best for their projects? This book summarizes what is available and the considerations for selecting sustainable materials.
- May 2011
- 9 × 6 in
/ 192 pages
- Territory Rights: Worldwide
Endorsements & Reviews
“[W]ill be useful to individuals interested in understanding how to select and use better materials in buildings, and how to effectively communicate these choices…Recommended.” — CHOICE
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