Green building and sustainable development

the practical legal guide
  • 304 Pages
  • 1.38 MB
  • English

Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law, American Bar Association , Chicago
Sustainable development -- Law and legislation -- United States, Sustainable buildings -- United States -- Design and construction, Green technology -- United S
StatementJonathan E. Furr... [et al.]
ContributionsFurr, Jonathan E., American Bar Association. Section of Real Property, Trust, and Estate Law.
LC ClassificationsKF5505 .G735 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 304 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23957565M
ISBN 101604420715
ISBN 139781604420715
LC Control Number2009499637

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