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Ebook – 240 pages
BISAC: HOUSE & HOME / Design & Construction
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 9781550923513
Pub. Date: 2007-10-01

About the Author

Jerry Yudelson

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 (New Society Publishers).

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Green Building A to Z (PDF)

Understanding the Language of Green Building

by Jerry Yudelson



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.

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