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Green Building & Remodeling For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-17559-0
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384 pages
December 2007
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Introduction.

Part I: The Need for Green.

Chapter 1: Going Green.

Chapter 2: Green Building in an Organically Grown Nutshell.

Chapter 3: Remodeling with a Green Eye.

Chapter 4: Working with Building Professionals.

Part II: Paying Attention to Material Matters.

Chapter 5: Looking at a Material’s Life Cycle: From Cradle to Grave.

Chapter 6: Material Opportunities: From Cradle to Cradle.

Chapter 7: Green Finish and Construction Materials.

Part III: Green Building Methods.

Chapter 8: Framing Things Up.

Chapter 9: Natural Building Methods.

Chapter 10: Manufactured Building Methods.

Part IV: Green Building Systems and Site Planning.

Chapter 11: Energy Systems.

Chapter 12: Heating and Cooling Systems.

Chapter 13: Water and Waste Systems.

Chapter 14: Landscaping and Site Planning: Going Green in the Great Outdoors.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 15: Ten Common Myths about Green Building and Remodeling.

Chapter 16: Ten Green Things to Do on Every New-Home Project.

Chapter 17: Ten Green Materials You Can’t Live Without.

Chapter 18: Ten Green Things You Can Do in Your Home Right Now.

Appendix: Resources.

Index.

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