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Be a Successful Green Builder

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Title: Be a Successful Green Builder
Author: R. Woodson
ISBN: 007159261X / 9780071592611
Format: Soft Cover
Pages: 360
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
Year: 2009
Availability: In Stock
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Increase Profits by Incorporating Sustainable Practices into Your Building Operations

Filled with environmentally friendly methods that reduce the impact of housing on natural areas, Be a Successful Green Builder contains everything needed to get started in the green building business and develop a thriving enterprise.

Successful contractor and bestselling author R. Dodge Woodson explains how to select green building products, understand zoning requirements associated with green building, write winning proposals, find suitable financing, and deal with brokers. He also reviews 20 key mistakes to avoid in building green. Be a Successful Green Builder features:

* A plain-English guide to developing a lucrative green building enterprise
* Information on selecting the best green building products
* Valuable tips on preparing winning bids
* Step-by-step advice on expanding a green building business
* Inside This Hands-on Guide to Profitable Green Building


Chapter 1 : The Business of Green Building
Chapter 2 : Setting Up Your Business Structure
Chapter 3 : 20 Key Mistakes to Avoid When Becoming a Building Contractor
Chapter 4 : Matching Green Projects with Suitable locations
Chapter 5 : Finding Financing the Easy Way
Chapter 6 : Working From Home versus Setting Up an Office
Chapter 7 : Building on Speculation - the Risks and the Rewards
Chapter 8 : Working with Real-Estate Brokers
Chapter 9 : Finding and Selecting Green Building Products
Chapter 10 : Dealing with Subcontractors and Suppliers
Chapter 11 : Preparing Winning Bids
Chapter 12 : Using Sustainable Building Practices to Make More Money
Chapter 13 : Growing Your Business the Smart Way
Chapter 14 : Greenland Developing Could Double Your Income
Chapter 15 : Green landscaping Tips That Sell Houses Fast

Appendix 1 Glossary of Green Words and Terms
Appendix 2 Time Saving Tips and Tables for Builders

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