If you’ve been to the library lately, you might have noticed one of our displays. All of the campuses work hard to offer rotating displays on a wide variety of topics. Sometimes they highlight new materials in our collection, sometimes they showcase a particular program or topic, and often they focus on titles related to a specific class that’s being offered this term.
But, what if you can’t make it to campus or you’re an online student? Why not check out some of the eBook titles listed below? These are just a sample of those that relate to Green Building. In order to access e-books, log-in to the Library Splash page and click on “eBrary” under E-Books in the blue databases box. You can search by the subject or by the title.
Partial List of Green Building Titles in eBrary
Adshead, J. (2011). Green buildings and the law. Florence, KY: Spon Press.
Athens, L. (2009). Building an emerald city: A guide to creating green building policies and programs. Covelo, CA: Island Press.
Baker-Laporte, P., Banta, J., & Elliott, E. (2008). Prescriptions for a healthy house: A practical guide for architects, builders and homeowners. Beverly Hills, CA: Pomegranate Press.
Bokalders, V., & Block, M. (2009). Whole building handbook: How to design healthy, efficient and sustainable buildings. London, GBR: Earthscan.
Committee on High-Performance Green Federal Buildings: Strategies and Approaches for Meeting Federal Objectives, & National Research Council. (2011). Achieving high-performance federal facilities: Strategies and approaches for transformational change: A workshop report. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.
Frumkin, H. (2007). Green healthcare institutions: Health, environment, and economics, workshop summary. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.
Girling, C., & Kellett, R. (2005). Skinny streets and green neighborhoods: Design for environment and community. Washington, DC: Island Press.
Halliday, S. (2008). Sustainable construction. Jordan Hill, GBR: Spon Press.
Hayden, D. (2003). Building suburbia: Green fields and urban growth, 1820-2000. Westminster, MD: Knopf Publishing Group.
Kats, G. (2009). Greening our built world: Costs, benefits, and strategies. Washington, DC: Island Press.
Kennedy, J. F. (2004). Building without borders: Sustainable construction for the global village. Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers.
Krygiel, E., & Nies, B. (2008). Green BIM: Successful sustainable design with building information modeling. Hoboken, NJ: Sybex.
Meisel, A. (2010). LEED materials: A resource guide to green building. New York, NY: Princeton Architectural Press.
Melaver, M., & Mueller, P. (2008). Green building bottom line: The real cost of sustainable building. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing.
National Research Council (U.S.), Committee to Review and Assess the Health and Productivity Benefits of Green Schools Staff. (2006). Green schools: Attributes for health and learning. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.
Wells, W. (2007). Blueprint for greening affordable housing. Washington, DC: Island Press.
Wilson, A., & Piepkorn, M. (2008). Green building products: The GreenSpec guide to residential building materials. Berkeley, CA: New Society Publishers.
Yudelson, J. (2007). Green building, A to Z: Understanding the language of green building. Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers.
Yudelson, J. (2008). Green building through integrated design. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing.
Yudelson, J. (2009). Green building trends: Europe (2nd edition). Covelo, CA: Island Press.