Author Adam D. Bearup has won several national awards for his work in green building. Adam is listed as one of the top sustainable builders on the planet for his work above and below ground.

This book compares four mainstream green building styles, including: Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs), Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs), Advanced Framing, and Earth Shelters. There are several chapters of this book that discuss buyer motivation and why his clients built the style homes that they did.

Adam is a true pioneer in green construction and after reading this book, you can make your own decision as to what style of building is the best for the money. Also in this book are case studies and story problems for deciding which renewable energy systems work best for specific areas. Let science help you decide and not the salesperson.