Green Building and Remodeling For Dummies
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.