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Green building : principles and practices in residential construction Book
Book | Delmar Cengage Learning, Clifton Park, N.Y. : c2013.

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  • ISBN: 9781111135959 (hbk.) :
  • ISBN: 1111135959 (hbk.) :
  • ISBN: 9781111308193 (international ed. : pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1111308195 (international ed. : pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xxii, 521 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Clifton Park, N.Y. : Delmar Cengage Learning, c2013.
  • General Note:
    Includes index.
  • Bibliography, etc. Note:
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Formatted Contents Note:
    Principles and practices in residential construction -- What is green building and why does it make sense? Green building: an overview ; The house as a system ; Planning for green from the start ; Insulation and air seating -- Structural systems. Foundations ; Floors and exterior walls ; Roofs and attics -- Exterior finishes. Fenestration ; Exterior wall finishes ; Outdoor living spaces ; Landscaping -- Interior systems. Interior finishes -- Mechanical systems. Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning ; Electrical ; Plumbing ; Renewable energy -- Putting it all together -- The future of green building -- Green building: keeping the core concepts in mind.

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