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Getting Green Building Technology Accepted
Abstract: This report explains how regulatory activities affect new building technology research, development, and deployment and how to apply regulatory information to develop and deploy building technologies. Without this technology, building technology developers may devote resources to research and develop a building technology only to discover too late that the technology does not meet building regulations.Therefore it must be tested, retested, or redesigned or that they must address another issue that is impeding or preventing the technology’s deployment.
Source: Patrnership for Advancing Technology in Housing
Green Building - Codes and Standards
Abstract: Understanding requirements of building codes is an early step in designing and constructing a green building. Going "beyond code" opens opportunities for adding more value to the building. Certification and rating systems provide credible frameworks and standards to guide developers, architects and contractors who want to go beyond code. There is also valuable information on writing contracts for green building.
Source: The Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center
How to Build and Profit with Energy Efficiency in New Home Construction
Abstract: The EnergyValue Housing Award guide is a compilation of best practices of winners of the national EnergyValue Housing Award -- which recognizes builders who voluntarily incorporate energy and resource efficiency into new home design, construction, and marketing. This book is valuable to builders who are thinking about creating a market niche with energy efficiency. It includes information on the basics of energy efficient construction, tried-and-true ideas from successful builders, and a list of resources for those wishing to learn more.
Source: National Association of Home builders
Life Cycle Assessment
Abstract: An 18 slide slide show on Life Cycle Assessment and how and why it can fit in to your construction planning process.
Source: National Association of Home Builders and Athena
Building Greener: Building Better: The Quiet Revolution
Abstract: Green building, one of the most significant developments in new home construction in the past three decades, is nothing less than a quiet revolution in the way that new homes and communities are planned and constructed. This publication examines this exciting trend.
Source: National Association of Home Builders
Residential Construction Topic Hub
Abstract: This topic hub introduces the importance of resource efficient construction or green building practices for builders, designers, architects and pollution prevention assistance providers. Nearly one hundred and fifty links direct users to some of the best information relating to green design, marketing, products, affordability, indoor air quality and related topics.
Source: Peaks to Prairies Pollution Prevention Center
Green Building Initiative Resource Kit
Abstract: The Green Building Initiative works with builders and their associations to facilitate understanding and acceptance of sensible green building practices.
Source: Green Building Initiative
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