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Green Building Materials

Green Building Materials: A Guide to Product Selection and Specification, Third Edition

By Ross Spiegel, Dru Meadows

The ultimate user's manual to green building materials for building design that reuses our past and re-imagines our future!

Price: $99.00
Product Code/ISBN: 9780470538043
Year: 2010
Binding: Hardcover     Page Count: 400
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.


This excellent hands-on guide to designing environmentally friendly buildings -- those made from materials that preserve the earth's natural legacy for future generations -- is written by two nationally known experts on the subject. You'll find practical information on green product selection, product specification, and construction processes. You'll also learn just what green building materials are, where you can find them, and how you can use them effectively.

Green Building Materials is an excellent hands-on guide to today's wide range of green building materials-what they are, where to find them, and how to use them effectively. Written by two nationally known experts on green building methods and materials, Green Building Materials offers in-depth practical information on the product selection, product specification, and construction process.

Organized by CSI MasterFormat category for fast access to specific information, it features:

  • Important guidance on how to evaluate the "greenness" of building materials, including a section-by-section specification summary of environmental issues
  • Helpful sample forms to aid in selecting and specifying green materials
  • A brief history of relevant environmental legislation and the evolution of environmentally conscious design

Order your copy of Green Building Materials today!