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Green Building & Remodeling For Dummies
by Eric Corey Freed

Overview - Want to build responsibly, reduce waste, and help preserve the environment? Green Building & Remodeling For Dummies is your friendly, step-by-step guide to every facet of this Earth-friendly method of construction. Building a home—even a green home—uses plenty of resources and energy.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Want to build responsibly, reduce waste, and help preserve the environment? Green Building & Remodeling For Dummies is your friendly, step-by-step guide to every facet of this Earth-friendly method of construction. Building a home—even a green home—uses plenty of resources and energy. This practical, hands-on book shows you how to build or remodel conscientiously, whether your dream home is a simple remodel or a brand-new multimillion-dollar mansion.

You’ll start by identifying green materials and sizing up potential systems and construction sites. You’ll weigh the pros and cons of popular green building methods and identify opportunities for saving money in the long run. Need to find some green professionals to assist you in your venture? We’ll help you do that, too. This book will also help you discover how to:

  • Understand the lifecycle of building materials
  • Choose the right system for your green building project
  • Put together a green team
  • Work within your budget
  • Use green building methods and sustainable systems
  • Speed construction and reduce energy use and waste
  • Refinish old fixtures and materials
  • Beware of asbestos and lead-paint hazards
  • Avoid costly mistakes

    Complete with lists of ten green things to do on every project and ten things you can do right now in your home in order to go green, Green Building & Remodeling For Dummies is your one-stop guide to planning and building the home you’ve always wanted.


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    • ISBN: 9781118051863
    • Publisher: Wiley
    • Imprint: For Dummies
    • Date: Feb 2011
     
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