YOU can develop an effective green home building business with the NAHB Research Centerís resident expert, Jeannie Leggett Sikora.
Sikora has combed through hundreds of annual contest entries and talked with past award winners to develop specific examples and tried-and-true techniques to give home builders the inside track to create successful green building practices, from choosing building products through marketing energy efficient houses.
Profit from Building Green gives you the information you need to plan an energy- and resource-efficient design; how to build with energy- and resource efficient construction; and how to market your homes as energy-efficient.
Emphasis is on technique: How to minimize building loads, improve indoor air quality, and maximize solar energy use. Explains alternative wall systems, insulation techniques, duct design, window selection, lighting alternatives, HVAC energy solutions, solar water heater and heat recovery ventilation. You find new and unique solutions to job site waste as well as learn the truth on cutting edge technologies that you can offer your customers.
Marketing Help: Also includes a complete chapter on ideas for marketing energy-and resource-efficient homes.
By: Jeannie Leggett Sikora
Published by: NAHB
98 Pages, 6 x 9
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