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Green Building Materials: A Guide to Product Selection and Specification

by Ross Spiegel (Author), Dru Meadows (Author)

Product Description

This excellent hands-on guide to designing environmentally friendly buildings --
those made from materials that preserve the earth's natural legacy for future
generations -- is written by two nationally known experts on the subject. You'll
find practical information on green product selection, product specification,
and construction processes. You'll also learn just what green building materials
are, where you can find them, and how you can use them effectively. This edition
includes updated information on LEED requirements and how to integrate them into
the specifications process and new sections on commissioning and on construction
waste management. Other features are guidelines on how to evaluate the
"greenness" of building materials, helpful sample forms to aid in selecting and
specifying materials, and a brief history of relevant environmental legislation.
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Book Info
Provides a hands-on guide to today's wide range of green building materials -
what they are, where to find them, and how to use them effectively. Offers
in-depth practical information on the product selection, specification, and
construction process. DLC: Building materials--U.S. --This text refers to an out
of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Product Details

Hardcover: 368 pages
Publisher: Wiley; 2 edition (February 10, 2006)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0471700894



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