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  • Photovoltaic Design and Installation For Dummiesby Ryan Mayfield

    Wiley 2010; US$ 24.99 US$ 19.99

    The fun and easy way to get a grip on photovoltaic design and installation Designing and installing solar panel systems is a trend that continues to grow. With 'green collar' jobs on the rise and homeowners looking for earth-friendly ways to stretch their dollars and lesson their carbon imprint, understanding photovoltaic design and installation... more...

  • Traditional Construction for a Sustainable Futureby Carole Ryan

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 59.95

    Since the spread of classical design and construction amongst the upper echolons of British society in the late seventeenth century, traditional construction methods have largely fallen by the wayside. Centuries later, as the construction industry faces up to its environmental responsibilities, this book explores its rich and ancient tradition to... more...

  • Creating Cohousingby Kathryn McCamant; Charles Durrett

    New Society Publishers 2011; US$ 32.99

    The cohousing bible? by the US originators of the concept. more...

  • Sustainable Renovationby Lisa Gelfand; Chris Duncan

    Wiley 2011; US$ 90.00 US$ 78.00

    The complete resource on performing sustainable renovations for both Historic and modern existing buildings This forward-looking and insightful guide explores how the sustainable renovation of existing buildings presents great opportunities for initiating extensive changes in the performance of the built environment. Great examples of existing building... more...

  • Guide to the LEED AP Operations and Maintenance (O+M) Examby Michelle Cottrell

    Wiley 2011; US$ 75.00 US$ 65.00

    Here is the ideal guide for understanding and preparing for the LEED AP O+M exam. Written by an expert who is a LEED consultant and partner at Green Education Services—a premier LEED exam preparation provider— Guide to the LEED AP Operations + Maintenance (O+M) Exam engages readers by breaking down difficult concepts in sustainable design... more...

  • Guide to the LEED AP Building Design and Construction (BD&C) Examby Michelle Cottrell

    Wiley 2010; US$ 75.00 US$ 65.00

    Ideal for architects, engineers, or contractors seeking the LEED Building Design & Construction (BD&C) credential, the book is a clearly organized study guide that includes sample quizzes throughout at the end of each section. Authored by an expert who teaches seminars on LEED BD&C to professionals, this LEED exam prep book stands out from... more...

  • Green Building with Concreteby Gajanan M. Sabnis

    CRC Press 2011; US$ 154.95

    With superior fire resistance, strength, and a long service life, concrete is the most widely used construction material in the world. A sustainable material, concrete is also easily and affordably reused and rehabilitated. The first book to provide an overview of sustainability and concrete, Green Building with Concrete: Sustainable Design and Construction... more...

  • Housing Reclaimedby Jessica Kellner

    New Society Publishers 2011; US$ 24.99

    How to build community, reduce waste and create affordable, unique homes more...

  • Compact Cabinsby Gerald Rowan

    Storey Publishing, LLC 2010; US$ 17.95

    In the woods, on a mountaintop, or at the water?s edge, a small cabin can fulfill big dreams. With attention to efficient living and minimizing energy footprints, Gerald Rowan provides 62 designs for compact and creative buildings that are flexible enough to fit whatever your needs may be. Rowan includes detailed floor plans with plenty of modular... more...

  • Sustainable Constructionby Charles J. Kibert

    Wiley 2012; US$ 90.00 US$ 78.00

    The classic reference for high-performance green building delivery systems No longer just a buzzword, sustainable construction is going mainstream—and soon will be the norm. Revised to reflect the latest developments of the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system and other tools, Sustainable... more...