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Green Building and Remodeling for Dummies, Author Video

February 20, 2009 – Want to build responsibly, reduce waste, and help preserve the environment? Green Building & Remodeling For Dummies is your friendly, step-by-step guide to every facet of this Earth-friendly method of construction. Building a home—even a green home—uses plenty of resources and energy. This practical, hands-on book shows you how to build […]


“New York’s lifeblood is its landmarks–its historic neighborhoods, its incomparable buildings, its distinctive streets. This book will guide you through the extraordinary places that make New York New York.” –Paul Goldberger, Architecture critic, The New Yorker “This vital book will not only offer interesting information and insights on New York City’s 90 historic districts, 1,181 […]

Wiley Releases Two New References for Designers & Contractors Covering Green Design & Construction

Statistics show that the United States comprises less than 6 percent of the world’s population, yet consumes 25 percent of the world’s energy. The ecological footprint is enormous compared to that of other countries. Additionally, buildings account for nearly half of the global output of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, as well as half of […]

BIM HANDBOOK helps the building & design community understand new business processes facilitated by technology

Encompassing all areas of Architecture, Engineering and the Construction industries, the BIM HANDBOOK: A Guide to Building Information Modeling for Owners, Managers, Designers, Engineers and Contractors (John Wiley & Sons; March 2008; $85.00), is a unique, one of a kind resource, enriched with every detail you will ever need to understand Building Information Modeling. With […]