These e-books and many more are available in the Knovel reference database.
By: Kibert, Charles J. © 2008 John Wiley & Sons
Description: Broad enough to cover the needs of faculty and students in architecture, engineering, landscape architecture, interior design, and construction management, yet focused enough to serve as a reference for building owners and buyers of construction services, this Second Edition is a comprehensive look at an emerging process that is environmentally sound while making good economic sense.
By: Spiegel, Ross; Meadows, Dru © 2006 John Wiley & Sons
Description: This book is an excellent hands-on guide to today's newest range of green building materials–what they are, where to find them, how to use them effectively, and how to address LEED requirements.
By: Halliday, Sandy © 2008 Elsevier
Description: This book is a great resource for construction professionals striving to understand the environmental consequences of the work they do and the materials they work with, and to find effective and economic ways to minimise or eliminate negative outcomes.
By: ASHRAE Press © 2006 Elsevier
Description: A proven, authoritative guide on how to make buildings and their energy systems truly "Green".
By: Calkins, Meg © 2009 John Wiley & Sons
Description: This complete guide to the evaluation, selection, and use of sustainable materials in the landscape features strategies to minimize environmental and human health impacts of conventional site construction materials as well as green materials.
By: Williams, Daniel E. © 2007 John Wiley & Sons
Description: This book defines the issues of sustainable design, illustrates conceptual and case studies, and provides support for continued learning in this increasingly central focus of architects' and urban planners' work.
By: Haselbach, Liv © 2008 McGraw-Hill
Description: This book provides a solid understanding of the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED-NC rating system, explaining step-by-step how to apply it to real-world construction projects.
You may search the library catalog for items housed in Joyner Library which can be shipped to you. You may search by keyword, title, author, or subject.
Conduct a subject search in the library catalog for those subject headings which are appropriate for your class.
Terms to locate green construction resources include:
Buildings -- Environmental aspects
Building materials -- Environmental aspects
House construction -- Environmental aspects