What is Green Building?
Green building typically refers to the utilization of
building techniques and materials that are supportive
to the environment. This covers a broad range of
development, from residential building and
remodeling, to larger scale building projects.
it's so important...
The benefits of green building are immense: cost
efficiency, aesthetic beauty, greater durability,
reducing waste, reducing greenhouse gas emmissions...
the list goes on and on. The BuildingGreen.com
website has compiled an excellent article addressing "46 Reasons to Build Green."
How do I learn more?
First off, as with the other topics, I would suggest
watching a number of the videos on this
site. The initial videos cover a general
overview of green building, and the later
videos go more into specific green building
I've also listed a number of good books and DVDs to start
You may also want to check your local area for green
building workshops and demonstrations.