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ENS 253: Environmentally Friendly Buildings: Getting Started with Books

Books about "Green Building"

Try: keyword searches relevant to your topic. (green building) and roof*

Look at the subjects for a book that is of interest to you.  Follow the subject links to more resources on the topic.

Use Google Preview to search the book, check references, and get additional titles of interest.


Sustainable architecture

Sustainable Buildings Design and Construction

Dwellings Environmental Engineering


Google Books

Use as a preview tool - search by keyword, browse references, table of contents. Use the Find in a Library link


Search for an item in libraries near you: >>

Getting Started

from the Library home page:

  • The PRIMO tab allows you to search across a large portion of the library's collections. Explore topics, identify relevant databases, and evaluate the results, all within a single search experience.
  • The Catalog tab is where you want to start to search for books, government documents, DVDs and videos in our Catalog. It will also allow you to quickly order material via InterlibraryLoan.
  • Databases tab will help you to start looking for journal articles. Try Any Topic to select a database such as JSTOR or EBSCOhost. There is also an A-Z listing of all databases.
  • The Journals/e-Books tab lists what journals, newspapers, and e-Books the libarary has access to. If you have found a citation and want to see if you can get to the full-text, use this tab to search for the journal title.(not the article title)



  • Quick Links get you to your Interlibrary loan account (Illiad)

Subject Guide

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