What does a "green" home look like? What are its characteristics, and how can you ensure that you meet the highest green standards within a given budget? The answers to these questions and more are found in The Green Home, a book dedicated to teaching builders and homeowners alike about environmentally-friendly residential construction.
This highly practical resource explores the very latest construction techniques, materials, processes, and green practices that will reduce the environmental impact of the building itself.
- Air sealing measures
- Energy efficient practices
- Water conservation
- Usage of natural materials
- Special focus on complying with zoning ordinances and building codes
With thorough explanations of the many benefits of green building, this is the perfect "nuts and bolts" guide to environmentally-sound homes!