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Green Building A to Z: Understanding the Language of Green Building

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Green building is the fastest-growing trend to hit since the Internet, bringing with it an enormous range of new products, systems, and technologies. "Green Building A to Z" is an informative, technically accurate, and highly visual guide to green building, for both decision-makers and interested citizens. It begins with an introduction to the importance of green buildings ...more
ebook, 240 pages
Published October 1st 2007 by New Society Publishers
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Katie Ferrari
Nov 30, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is an easy, straightforward, and concise explanation of what makes up Green Building. Not only does it include a brief history of Green Building, but it is also a mini "dictionary" of sorts, for people who are just beginning to venture into the sustainable design world and have no idea what things like Volatile Organic Compounds, Permeable Pavement, Urban Heat Island Effect, and Life Cycle Assessment are.

Definitely a good place to start brushing up on the lingo of "green" design and a
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