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What is Green Building?

Green building is a whole systems approach to building that includes:
1. Designing
2. Using the sun
3. Landscaping
4. Structure quality
5. Recycling
6. Insulating & ventilating
7. Using sustainable/recycled materials
8. Energy efficiency/water saving fixtures

When implemented properly this system serves to preserve our environment by conserving natural resources.

There are 5 principles of green building:
1. LIVABLE COMMUNITIES
a. Increased building density
b. Design for diverse households
c. ADA compliant
2. ENERGY EFFICIENCY
a. Solar heating
b. Upgraded insulation
c. High efficiency furnace
3. INDOOR AIR QUALITY
a. Low VOC paints & finishes
b. Mechanical ventilation
c. Venting to exterior
4. RESOURCE CONSERVATION
a. Recycling of debris
b. FSC certified lumber
c. Rapidly renewable flooring
5. WATER CONSERVATION
a. Ultra low flush toilets/dual flush
b. Grey water system
c. Green roof

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pauline c. pauline c.
good to know !
pauline c.      | Jul 12, 2012
 
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