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Bower, John. Healthy House Building: A guide to healthy house construction. Healthy House Institute, 1992.

Corson, Jennifer. The Resourceful Renovator: A Gallery of Ideas for Reusing Building Materials. Chelsea Green Publishing, 2000.

Curtis, Joe M. Building Small, Living Large: Simple, Green, Homebuilding Solutions. Jace Publishing, 1998.

Edwards, Brian, ed. Green Buildings Pay. E & FN Spon, 1998.

Heerwagen, Judith. "Green Buildings, Organizational Success and Occupant Productivity." Building Research & Information, 28(5/6): 353.

Hermannsson, John. The Green Building Resource Guide. Taunton Press, Inc., 1997.

Kibert, Charles J. Green Building Materials '96: A Forum of Manufacturers, Specifiers, Architects, and Builders. University of Florida, 1996.

Lippiatt, Barbara C. "Selecting Cost-effective Green Building Products." Journal of Construction Engineering & Management, 125(6): 448.

Loken, Steve, et al. Guide to Resource Efficient Building Elements. Center for Resourceful Building Technology, 1991.

Malin, Nadav. "The Cost of Green Materials." Building Research & Information, 28(5/6): 408.

Marinelli, Janet. Your Natural Home: A Complete Sourcebook & Design Manual for Creating a Healthy, Beautiful, & Environmentally Sensitive House. Little, Brown & Co., 1995.

Meadows, Dru. Green Building Materials: A Guide to Product Selection & Specification. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1999.

Rocky Mountain Institute. Green Development: Integrating Ecology & Real Estate. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1998.

Spiegel, Ross. Green Building Materials: A Guide to Product Selection and Specification. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1999.

Stromberg, Meghan. "National Green Building Standard Takes Shape." Professional Builder, 65(11): 24-26.

Traugott, Alan. "Green Building Design=High Performance Building Design." Consulting & Specifying Engineer, 25(1): 68-71, 1999.

U.S. Department of Energy. The Sustainable Building Technical Manual: Green Building Design, Construction, and Operations. 1996.

Von Paumgartten, Paul. "Building Green." Consulting & Specifying Engineer, 29(1): 12-16, 2001.

William, Thomas .J. Sustainable Landscape Construction: A Guide to Green Building Outdoors. Island Press, 2000.

Wilson, Alex. Inexpensive Strategies for Green Building." Fine Homebuilding, 133: 92.

Woolley, Tom. Green Building Handbook. Routledge, 2000.

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