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Differences between Green Homebuilders and Traditional Homebuilders
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Title: Differences between Green Homebuilders and Traditional Homebuilders
Physical Description: Fact Sheet
Creator: Cantrell, Randall A.
Publisher: University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences, EDIS
Place of Publication: Gainesville, Fla.
Publication Date: 2012
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Abstract: Homebuilders are not a homogeneous group. Throughout the majority of the US homebuilding history, homebuilders may have used similar practices and building materials, but homebuilders who build to a “green” standard differ from those who do not.
Acquisition: Collected for University of Florida's Institutional Repository by the UFIR Self-Submittal tool. Submitted by Diana Hagan.
Publication Status: Published
General Note: "Publication #FCS3308"
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Source Institution: University of Florida Institutional Repository
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the submitter.
System ID: IR00000881:00001

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FCS3308 Dierences between Green Homebuilders and Traditional Homebuilders1Randall A. Cantrell2 1. This document is FCS3308, one of a series of the Family Youth and Community Sciences Department, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agr icultural Sciences, University of Florida. Original publication date March 2012. Visit the EDIS website at http://edis.ifas.u.edu 2. Randall A. Cantrell assistant professor, Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611.The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or aliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A&M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Millie Ferrer-Chancy, Interim DeanQuick Facts Terms to Help You Get Started Green Building USGBC LEED for Homes NAHB IC C-700 Envir onmentally Certied Wood Products F orest Stewardship Council Sustaina ble Forestry Initiative Label Keywords What is green building?

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2How might you benet by understanding dierences between types of builders? What Is the Basis for Comparison between Homebuilder Types? What are the dierences between green homebuilders and traditional homebuilders?Attributes that Drive Material Selection Perceptions of Wood, Steel, and Concrete as Building Materials Familiarity with Building-Product Technologies Environmental Perceptions of Building Materials

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3 Perceptions of Environmentally Certied Wood Programs Perceptions of Green Building Programs Summary References and Resources