Green Building A to Z: Understanding the Language of Green Building
Green building is the fastest-growing trend to hit since the Internet, bringing with it an enormous range of new products, systems and technologies. Green Building A to Z is an informative, technically accurate and highly visual guide to green building, for both decision-makers and interested citizens. It begins with an introduction to the importance of green buildings and a brief history of the green building movement, outlines the benefits and costs of green buildings, and shows how you can influence the spread of green buildings. The book touches on key issues, such as enhancing water conservation, reducing energy use and creating a conservation economy.
- Download the press release.
- Read this book’s Foreward by Kevin Hydes, PE, P.Eng., Chairman World Green Building Council.
- Read Jerry Yudelson’s Preface to this book.
- Read this book’s Table of Contents.
- Read Chapter 1: Green Buildings in a Global Context
- Read Chapter 2: Becoming a Green Building Advocate
- Media: download Jerry’s interview about the writing of Green Building A to Z.
- Read The Phoenix Business Journel review.
“I’d like to describe it as a dictionary of everything relating to green building, but it’s more than that. Yudelson has an approachable perspective and breaks everything down nicely.”
” I have just finished your new book and wanted to send you “thanks” for creating this fine piece of work. It became a major point of discussion during the Thanksgiving holidays as each of us contemplated what personal steps we could take to do our part.”
Green Building A to Z examines all aspects of green buildings from:
» Architecture 2030 to
» Locally sourced materials to
» Natural ventilation to
» Solar energy to
» Zero-net energy buildings
More than just a reference, this book emphasizes the importance of green buildings and green developments for a sustainable future. It will be an invaluable resource for businesspeople, homeowners, product manufacturers, developers, building industry professionals and government officials.
Jerry Yudelson is a professional engineer with an MBA. He has trained 3,000 people in the LEED green building rating system, and has chaired Greenbuild, the world’s largest green building conference, for the past four years. The founder of a green building consulting firm, he is the author of three books on green building marketing and an advisor to manufacturers, venture capital firms, design firms and developers.