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Green From the Ground Up: A Builder's Guide to Sustainable, Healthy, and Energy-Efficient Construction

By: David Johnston and Scott Gibson

336 pages, 250 col photos

Taunton Press

Paperback | Apr 2008 | #173350 | ISBN-13: 9781561589739
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NHBS Price: £16.99 $21/€19 approx

About this book

A thorough, informative and up-to-date reference on green, sustainable and energy-efficient home construction. Starting with clear explanations of the concepts and fundamentals of green, healthy and energy-efficient construction, this book walks readers through the entire construction process, injecting expert advice at every decision point. Construction techniques, materials and products are thoroughly explained and issues of site, landscaping, durability and energy-efficiency are discussed. An educational guide for homeowners and an invaluable manual for builders and architects.

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