Green from the Ground Up by David Johnston, Governor General of Canada
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Green from the Ground Up
By David Johnston, Governor General of Canada

Green from the Ground Up

A Builder's Guide to Sustainable, Healthy, and Energy-efficient Construction


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Green from the Ground Up by David Johnston, Governor General of Canada

Book Description

This is a thorough, informative and up-to-date reference on green, sustainable and energy-efficient home construction. Starting with clear explanations of the concepts and fundamentals of green, healthy and energy-efficient construction, this book walks readers through the entire construction process, injecting expert advice at every decision point. Construction techniques, materials and products are thoroughly explained and issues of site, landscaping, durability and energy-efficiency are discussed. It is an educational guide for homeowners and an invaluable manual for builders and architects.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781561589739
ISBN-10: 156158973X
Format: Paperback
(242mm x 172mm x 18mm)
Pages: 336
Imprint: Taunton Press Inc
Publisher: Taunton Press Inc
Publish Date: 17-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - David Johnston, Governor General of Canada

David Johnston is a leader in the green building movement, transforming the way we think about the American home. His approach to green building has been embraced by building professionals, municipalities, homeowners, and sustainability advocates nationwide. He is the founder of www.whatsworking.com and www.greenbuilding.com. Scott Gibson is a freelance writer and contributing editor to "Fine Homebuilding "magazine.

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