Gain Confidence with Green Construction
Are you overwhelmed trying to comply with new energy code requirements, understand green building standards, sort out product manufacturers’ claims, and answer buyers’ questions about high performance homes? This book will turn your consternation into confidence by helping you understand, construct, and communicate better about green homes. A succinct guide to current best practices for designing, constructing, testing, and ensuring longevity for new high performance homes, this book is a must for every builder’s bookshelf. Author Jeannie Leggett Sikora (Profit from Building Green) explains in plain language what’s happening in the rapidly evolving field of building science. You’ll learn how to build high performance energy-efficient green homes to satisfy buyers and stay ahead of your competitors.
Green Building Strategies takes you step-by-step from design through site development and construction, quality assurance, marketing, and customer service. It provides the information you need to systematically create green projects with a price tag both you and your buyers can accept and URLs for essential online green building resources.