Green Applications for Residential Construction

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Level(s): Flesch-Kincaid

Author : Mike Guertin

9781111037543

64 Pages  Paperback 

1st Edition

©2011 , Published

$18.75

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GREEN APPLICATIONS FOR RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION is a collection of supplemental material for the Residential Construction Academy (RCA) series textbooks that will introduce readers to trade-specific green building practices. The Introduction explains general green building principles and each trade-... more

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Key "green" terminology is highlighted and defined in a glossary.

Content is correlated to Residential Construction Academy textbooks.

Each application is organized around a consistent set of green building principles.

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