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Featured Books & eBooks - Green Building


Conran, Terence. Eco House Book. (2009) - TH4860 .C66

Szokolay, S. V. Introduction to Architectural Science the Basis of Sustainable Design. (2008) - eBook

Sustainable Buildings Industry Council. Green Building Guidelines: Meeting the Demand for Low-Energy, Resource-Efficient Homes. (2007) - TJ163.5.D86G74

Chiras, Daniel. New Ecological Home: The Complete Guide to Green Building Options. (2004) - TH4860.C45

Johnston, David. Greem Remodeling: Changing the World One Room at a Time. (2004) - TH4816 .J64


Santamouris, Mat (Ed). Environmental Design of Urban Buildings: an Integrated Approach. (2006) - eBook


Bovil, Carl. Sustainability in Architecture & Urban Design. (2015) - eBook

Cohen, Preston Scott & Erika Hoboken. The Return of Nature: Architecture in the Face of Sustainability. (2014) - eBook

Tabb, Philip. Greening of Architecture: A Critical History & Survey of Contemporary Sustainable Architecture & Urban Design. (2013) - NA2542.36.T333

Bergman, David. Sustainable Design: A Critical Guide. (2012) - NK1520 .B48

Almusaed, Amjad. Biophilic and Bioclimatic Architecture : Analytical Therapy for the Next Generation of Passive Sustainable Architecture. (2011) - eBook

Williams, Daniel. Sustainable Design: Ecology, Architecture & Planning. (2007) - NA2542.36 .W548

Mulgrave, Vic. Mainstream Green: Sustainable Design by LPA. (2005) - NA737.L74 M3


Calabrese, Edward; Paul Kostecki; & James Dragun. Contaminated Soils, Sediments & Water: Volume 10 - Successes & Challenges. (2006) - eBook

Lee, Vinny. Recycled Spaces: Converting Old Buildings into New Homes. (2000) - TH4812.L44

Lahey, Karen & Robert Shedlarz. Brownfields: Are They an Ethical Solution to a Major Urban Pollution Problem? (1999) - eBook


Sabnis, Gajanan (Ed). Green Building with Concrete: Sustainable Design & Construction. (2016) - eBook

Hauke, Bernhard; Markus Kuhnhenne; R. M. Lawson; & Milan Velijkovic. Sustainable Steel Buildings : A Practical Guide for Structures and Envelopes. (2016) - eBook

Marshall-Baker, Anna. Cradle to Cradle Home Design: Process & Experience. (2012) - NA2542.36 .M37

Nunan, Jon. Complete Guide to Alternative Home Building Materials & Methods: Including Sod, Compressed Earth, Plaster, Straw, Beer Cans, Bottles, Cordwood, and Many Other Low Cost Materials. (2010) - TH4860.N86

Bahamon, Alejandro. Rematerial: From Waste to Architecture. (2010) - NA2542.36 .B3413



Snyder, Stephen. Place in the Sun: Green Living and the Solar Home. (2014) - TH4860 .S69

Denzer, Anthony. The Solar House: Pioneering Sustainable Design. (2013) - TH7414 .D4

Egg, Jay. Geothermal HVAC : Green Heating and Cooling. (2011) - TH7417.5.E38

Bainbridge, David. Passive Solar Architecture: Heating, Cooling, Ventilation, Daylighting & More Using Natural Flows. (2011) - TH7413 .B345

Johnston, David. Toward a Zero Energy Home: A Complete Guide to Energy Self-Sufficiency at Home. (2010) - TJ163.5.D86 J64

Gevorkian, Peter. Alternative Energy Systems in Building Design. (2010) - eBook

Lechner, Norbert. Heating, Cooling, Lighting: Sustainable Design Methods for Architects  (4th Ed). (2009) - TH7222 .L33

Harvey, Leslie. Handbook on Low-Energy Buildings and District-Energy Systems: Fundamentals, Techniques and Examples. (2006) - TJ163.5.B84 H364


Institute of Medicine (U.S.) Committee on the Effect of Climate Change on Indoor Air Quality and Public Health. Climate change, the Indoor Environment & Health. (2011) - A566.3.I574

Hewitt, James. Sick Building Syndrome: Fact or Fiction? (2007) - RA577.5.H48

May, Jeffrey C. My Office Is Killing Me! : the Sick Building Survival Guide. (2006) - RA577.5.M39

Pluschke, Peter & Hans Schleibinger. Indoor Air Pollution (1st Ed). (2004) - TD 883.17.A57

Institute of Medicine (U.S.) Committee on Damp Indoor Spaces and Health.Damp Indoor Spaces and Health. (2004) - RA577.5 .I565

May, Jeffrey. Mold Survival Guide: For Your Home and for Your Health. (2004) - TH 9035 .M39

Radetsky, Peter. Allergic to the Twentieth Century: The Explosion in Environmental Allergies--From Sick Buildings to Multiple Chemical Sensitivity. (1997) - RC585.R275




Moxon, Sian. Sustainable Design for Interior Environments. (2012) - NK2113.M69

Winchip, Susan. Sustainable Design for Interior Environments. (2011) - TH880 .W56

Jones, Louise (Ed). Environmentally Responsible Design : Green and Sustainable Design for Interior Designers. (2008) -  NK2113.E58


Phillips, Derek. Daylighting: Natural Light in Architecture. (2004) - eBook

Guzowski, Mary. Daylighting for Sustainable Design. (2000) - NA2542.3 .G89


Baker, Sandy Ann. Complete Guide to Organic Lawn Care: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply. (2011) - SB433.B135

Cantor, Steven L. Green Roofs in Sustainable Landscape Design. (2008) - SB419.5.C36

Thompson, William. Sustainable Landscape Construction:Aa Guide to Green Building Outdoors. (2008) - eBook

Kowarik, Ingo & Stefan Korner. Wild Urban Woodlands: New Perspectives for Urban Forestry. (2005) - eBook


Rider, Traci Rose & Karen Levine. Understanding Green Building Guidelines: For Students & Young Professionals. (2009) - TH880 .R53

USGBC. LEED Green Associate Study Guide . (2009) - Ref TH880 .U84 2009


Web Resource - Read-only versions of relevant ASHRAE Standards, including:

  • Standard 55-2017 - Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy

  • Standard 62.1-2016 - Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality

  • Standard 62.2-2016 - Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Air Quality in Residential Buildings

  • Standard 90.1-2016 (I-P Edition) -- Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings

  • Standard 90.2-2018 - Energy Efficient Design of Low-Rise Residential Buildings

  • Standard 189.1-2017 - Standard for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings