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BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE HOME (2018)

BUILDING A SUSTAINABLE HOME: PRACTICAL GREEN DESIGN CHOICES FOR YOUR HEALTH, WEALTH, AND SOUL BY MELISSA RAPPAPORT SCHIFMAN (2018)

Melissa Rappaport Schifman is a US-based sustainability advisor, LEED accredited professional, and the editor of RISE. In this book, she shares her story of building her own sustainable home to the LEED sustainable building standard including details regarding the certification process, bottom-line costs, and her three top reasons for going green perspective, namely; “For Our Health: by building more sustainably, we reduce our exposure to harmful chemicals and toxins. For Our Wealth: by building a more durable home and being more efficient with resources like water and electricity, we reduce our monthly utility bills and ongoing maintenance expenses. For Our Soul: Collectively doing the right thing for our planet does make a difference―and that is soul-nourishing.”

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