From the Back Cover
Reduce waste, speed construction, and save money
The fun and easy way® to plan and build your dream green home
Want to build responsibly and help preserve the environment? This friendly, step-by-step guide introduces you to every facet of green building and remodeling, from sizing up construction sites and selecting materials to working with green professionals, reducing energy and water use, and weighing the pros and cons of popular green building methods.
Discover how to:
Identify green materials
Put together a team of green professionals
Work within your budget
Use green building methods and sustainable systems
Avoid costly mistakes
About the Author
Eric Corey Freed teaches sustainable design at the Academy of Art University and the University of Claifornia, Berkeley. He sits on the board of numerous environmentally focused nonprofits and museums.