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Understanding Green Building Materials

By: Traci Rose Rider, Stacy Glass and Jessica McNaughton

224 pages, 12 illustrations

W.W. Norton & Co.

Paperback | May 2011 | #191433 | ISBN-13: 9780393733174
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NHBS Price: £19.99 $24/€22 approx

About this book

From eco-friendly sheetrock to sustainable paint finishes, the green building movement is gaining momentum but with new products being introduced routinely, it is hard for architects or designers to know what is best for their projects. This primer summarises what is available and the considerations for selecting sustainable materials.

[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.

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