Written as a response to the increasing maturity of green building and the increasing sophistication of green building certifications, Green Building: Principles and Practices in Residential Construction is aimed at turning the educational lens of green building principles specifically onto single family homes. As the first textbook on residential green building, this book fills a sizeable void in the educational field of green building.

The authors of Green Building: Principles and Practices in Residential Construction,Atlanta-based Abe Kruger and Carl Seville, have a wealth of experience and knowledge as well as a track record of innovation in the green building field. Their joint skills and perspective provide a comprehensive and current guide to the growing field of green building.

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