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Overview

GREEN APPLICATIONS FOR RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION is a collection of supplemental material for the Residential Construction Academy (RCA) series textbooks that will introduce readers to trade-specific green building practices. The Introduction explains general green building principles and each trade-specific section explores how a carpenter, plumber, HVAC installer, electrician and mason can apply green building principles and jobsite practices while they plan and execute their work.

Mike Guertin,

Mike Guertin is a custom home builder and remodeler with more than twenty-five years experience specializing in energy and resource efficient construction. He is a contributing editor to Fine Homebuilding magazine and an advisor to www.greenbuildingadvisor.com. Mr. Guertin also teaches construction "best practices" techniques to builders, architects and technical school students and educators and leads training for architects, building officials, builders and trade contractors at construction trade shows and conferences, including the International Builders Show, JLC Live, the International Roofing Show and the Remodeling Show.
  • Key "green" terminology is highlighted and defined in a glossary.
  • Content is correlated to Residential Construction Academy textbooks.
  • Each application is organized around a consistent set of green building principles.
Introduction to Green Building.
Application 1: Masonry.
Application 2: Plumbing.
Application 3: House Wiring.
Application 4: HVAC.
Application 5: Carpentry.
Index.

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  • ISBN-10: 113348008X
  • ISBN-13: 9781133480082
  • STARTING AT $21.49

  • ISBN-10: 111103754X
  • ISBN-13: 9781111037543
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $18.75
  • RETAIL $24.95

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Instructor's Guide

ISBN: 9781439059630
Instructor Guide serve as an instructional resource and provides answers to the end of chapter questions.

Instructor's Resource

ISBN: 9781439059616
The Instructor Resources CD-ROM is an instructor resource which commonly includes PowerPoint presentations for each core textbook chapter, computerized test bank, Instructor’s Manual, and other text-specific resources.