Energy-efficient, non-toxic, healthy homes are the hottest trend in the building industry. Homebuilders are constructing green homes in astonishing numbers-nearly 200,000 in the United States alone in 2006. How does a home buyer who wants a green home kno
The green home revolution -- What is a green home? -- The experience of living in a green home -- What goes into a green home? : green products, systems, and technologies -- How do I know it's a green home? : green home rating programs -- Where can I find a green home? : single-family home developments -- Where can I find a green condominium? -- How can I pay for a green home? : show me the money -- Choosing green: evaluating home builder offerings -- After the sale : What can you do to make the home greener? -- What's in store for green homes -- Glossary -- Resources for further study.
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 1st May 2008
Publisher: New Society