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Green Book Review – Unbuilding

I really enjoyed this book. It makes me want to go out there and find my own building to demolish…I mean unbuild! We have to learn to terminology and new ways of doing things in order to grow more green.

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Green Book Review – Toward a Zero Energy Home

I enjoy a green book where I can learn new things. While not trying to be everything to everybody, Toward a Zero Energy Home is more than first glance would imply.


Green Book Review – Green Home Improvement

What will a project cost? How much money will you save? These are the questions best answered by this book as opposed to other green remodeling books.


Green Book Review – Earth Sheltered Residential Design Manual

Earth sheltered homes offer additional protection from natural disasters like tornadoes and other storms when compared to traditional home building techniques. They also provide protection from external noises, are easy to maintain, and greatly reduce the need for heating and cooling.


Green Book Review – Prescriptions for a Healthy House

Prescriptions for a Healthy House is focused on the health side of green design. According to the authors’ dedication, “This book is dedicated to the millions of people who are chronically ill from indoor environmental exposures.”


Green Book Review – Green Building & Remodeling for Dummies

Freed says, “An interior designer can often make the difference between a good project and a great project.”


Green Book Review – The Green Book

I highly recommend this book to green newbies and eco experts alike – especially those with a short attention span.


Green Book Review – The Complete Idiot’s Guide

This book is a wonderful choice for you if you are looking to build a standard suburban home but want to do it with a little more of a conscience.


Green Book Review – Good Green Homes

Good Green Homes is well-presented for a homeowner to understand. Pithy quotes from the book include, “We can’t keep throwing things away – becuase there is no “away.””


Green Book Review – Natural Remodeling

In this book, Venolia and Lerner share with you an excellent balance of showing you the possibilities for a truly eco friendly house while bringing you practical guidance and information through sage advice about what the remodeling process really is going to be like.