Understanding Green Building Materials

Traci Rose Rider (Author), Stacy Glass (Author), Jessica McNaughton (Author)

Overview | Contents

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.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • May 2011
  • ISBN 978-0-393-73317-4
  • 9 × 6 in / 192 pages
  • Sales Territory: 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

Also by Traci Rose Rider All

  1. Book CoverUnderstanding Green Building Guidelines: For Students and Young Professionals


Related Books

  1. Book CoverUnderstanding Green Building Guidelines

    Summarizes the main issues and strategies of the forceful and fast-paced green building movement.More

All Subjects

Appropriate For