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Better Buildings Guide Print Book

The ultimate green building pocket guide, Better Buildings Guide lists Green Standards beyond the minimum building code requirements. Own the option to know and choose Better:

  • Better Energy Use: PV Module, Geothermal Heat Transfer, Turbine, Solar and Tankless Water Heating, and Windows
  • Better Water Use: Pervious Paving, Faucet, Showerhead, and Toilet
  • Better Environmental Health: Drywall and Cool Roof
  • Better Human Health: Countertop, Insulation, Interior Paint, and Skylights
  • Better Resource Consumption: Cabinets and Hard Flooring
  • Better Waste Management: Carpet and Resilient Flooring

FREE! CALGreen summary - provides an overview of the materials and systems standards listed in Better Buildings Guide 2010 and how they relate to the standards referenced in CALGreen 2010 mandatory and voluntary for residential and nonresidential construction.

  • Better Buildings Guide 2010 + CALGreen 2010
    CALGreen: California Code of Regulations Title 24, Part 11
    California Green Building Standards Code 2010

call 1(303) 443-1945

Better Buildings Guide Digital Data

Better Buildings is the only green building product resource that provides you with the facts on what makes a product green, simply and directly. We want to help you get on with your building project by simplifying the material and systems selection process and introducing you to some of the best products on the market. We offer our information in 2 ways, the book, and the digital data that supports the book with expanded information and often times more current information.

    The digital data:
  • Bundles the product information in 5 compatible categories so you only buy what you need:
    • Cabinets, Drywall, Insulation: Batts, Insulation: Blown, Insulation: Spray
    • Countertop, Flooring: Carpet, Flooring: Hard, Flooring: Resilient, Interior Paint
    • Electricity: PV Module, Electricity: Turbine, Geothermal Heat Transfer, Pervious Paver
    • Plumbing: Faucet, Plumbing: Showerhead, Plumbing: Toilet, Water Heating: Solar, Water Heating: Tankless
    • Roof: Cool, Skylights: Tracking, Skylights: Tube, Windows
  • Educates you on the most current green standards for the products you are looking at.
  • Lists some of the higher performing products with their data so you know how they measure up to the standards and issues.
  • $5 for each selection to be downloaded

FREE! CALGreen summary - provides an overview of the materials and systems standards listed in Better Buildings Guide 2010 and how they relate to the standards referenced in CALGreen 2010 mandatory and voluntary for residential and nonresidential construction.

  • Better Buildings Guide 2010 + CALGreen 2010
    CALGreen: California Code of Regulations Title 24, Part 11
    California Green Building Standards Code 2010

call 1(303) 443-1945