Suggested Reading: 3 Books On Green Construction

Suggested Reading: 3 Books On Green Construction

Sarah Rae Smith
Aug 3, 2010

No matter how much you read on the internet, there's still something satisfying about sitting down with a good book, turning the pages and learning about what's inside — especially when it comes to green building. Although it's not such a new concept anymore, there's still many people who are sharing their first hand knowledge of these processes with us and it would be a shame to miss out!

When looking for literature on green construction, make sure to check publishing dates in accordance with city codes and standards for certifications in your area. Sometimes you might need to do a little extra digging. Here are a few of our favorites and are a great place to start:

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Green From The Ground Up: for $16.47 from Amazon, this book has a full 5 star rating and that's reason enough to add it to our collection!

Green Building From A to Z: for $12.89 from Amazon. This book takes you through the language of green building and helps with new terminology so you will know what to look for and how to interact with your contractors.

Green Roof Systems: for $60.00 from Barnes and Noble. This book teaches you the ins and the outs of adding a green roof onto your place. Perfect for city dwellers who aren't rehabbing an entire structure.

Do you have a book that you've found to be most helpful? Leave us a link or a title in the comments below!

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