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Green Building Fundamentals (2nd Edition)

Green Building Fundamentals (2nd Edition)
Author: Mike Montoya
ISBN 13: 9780135111086
ISBN 10: 135111080
Edition: 2
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2010-01-16
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
List Price: $73.20

This book helps readers understand the fundamental concepts of sustainable design and green building practices, which will soon become common practice on every project. It is also intended as a practical study guide for the LEED Green Associate exam, with a step-by-step study guide and an assessment (a practice exam with 80 questions and a focused discussion for each example). This book includes a discussion on why this topic is important to understand, practice, and teach along with practical examples of methods that are being used to increase a project’s environmental performance and additional study resources/references. Some features include:

  • Covers cost implications of green building practices, including initial investments, long-term cost benefits, and current market trends.
  • Provides a practical guide to understanding fundamental sustainable design and green building practices.
  • Includes a Focused Study Guide that helps readers prepare for the LEED-Green Associate exam.

    Plus! A companion student website, "MyGreenTradesKit", is now available! Click here for a brief demonstration of this outstanding resource.