Green Applications for Residential Construction 1st Edition
Mike Guertin
ISBN-13: 9781111037543 | ISBN-10: 111103754X
© 2011 | Published |  64  Pages

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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-specific section explores how a carpenter, plumber, HVAC installer, electrician and mason can apply green building principles and jobsite practices while they plan and execute their work.

  • Introduction to Green Building.
    Application 1: Masonry.
    Application 2: Plumbing.
    Application 3: House Wiring.
    Application 4: HVAC.
    Application 5: Carpentry.

    • 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.
    For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant

    • Mike Guertin is a custom home builder and remodeler with more than twenty-five years experience specializing in energy and resource efficient construction. He is a contributing editor to Fine Homebuilding magazine and an advisor to Mr. Guertin also teaches construction "best practices" techniques to builders, architects and technical school students and educators and leads training for architects, building officials, builders and trade contractors at construction trade shows and conferences, including the International Builders Show, JLC Live, the International Roofing Show and the Remodeling Show.