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Green Building Products

By Editors: Alex Wilson and Mark Piepkorn

Green Building: Green Building Products by Editors: Alex Wilson and Mark Piepkorn, Healthy Home & Green Living Books & Videos - HealthyHouseInstitute.com

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New Society Publishers

P.O. Box 189

Gabriola Island, BC  V0R 1X0 Canada

800-567-6772

www.newsociety.com

Green Building Products is the GreenSpec® Guide to residential building materials. It gives descriptions and manufacturer contact information for more than 1,400 environmentally preferable products and materials. All phases of residential construction, from sitework to flooring to renewable energy, are covered. Products are grouped by function, and each chapter begins with a discussion of key environmental considerations, and what to look for in a green product. Categories of products include:

 

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  • Sitework and landscaping
  • Outdoor structures
  • Decking
  • Foundations, footers and slabs
  • Structural systems and components
  • Sheathing
  • Exterior finish and trim
  • Roofing
  • Doors and windows
  • Insulation
  • Flooring and floor coverings
  • Interior finish and trim
  • Caulks and adhesives
  • Paints and coatings
  • Mechanical systems/HVAC
  • Plumbing, electrical and lighting
  • Appliances
  • Furniture and furnishings
  • Renewable energy
  • Distributors and retailers
Green Building Products includes an index of products and manufacturers for easy navigation. It's a book for homeowners, builders, and designers concerned about allergies, energy costs, old-growth forests, or durability and long-term value; and interested in ensuring that their homes are healthy, safe, beautiful and efficient. 352 pages.

 

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Green Building Products:  Created on February 5th, 2010.  Last Modified on February 14th, 2010

 

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