Green Building A to Z

By: Jerry Yudelson

Foreward By: Kevin Hydes

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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 and a brief history of the green building movement, outlines the benefits and costs of green buildings, and shows how you can influence the spread of green buildings. The book touches on key issues, such as enhancing water conservation, reducing energy use and creating a conservation economy.

Green Building A to Z examines all aspects of green buildings from:

  • Architecture 2030 to
  • Locally sourced materials to
  • Natural ventilation to
  • Solar energy to
  • Zero-net energy buildings

More than just a reference, this book emphasizes the importance of green buildings and green developments for a sustainable future. It will be an invaluable resource for businesspeople, homeowners, product manufacturers, developers, building industry professionals and government officials.

About The Author(s)

Jerry Yudelson is the president of Yudelson Associates, green building consultants. He has trained over 3,000 people in the LEED green building rating system. He chairs Greenbuild, the world’s largest green building conference, and has written six books on green building, including Green Building A to Z.

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Book Specifications

ISBN: 9780865715721

Page Count: 240

Dimensions: 6 × 9 × 0.6 in

Publication Date: October 01, 2007

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