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This Cold House: The Simple Science of Energy Efficiency

By: Colin Smith

192 pages, Illus

Johns Hopkins University Press

Hardback | Jul 2007 | #168567 | ISBN-13: 9780801886225
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Does turning the thermostat down on a winter's night offset the costs of reheating the house in the morning? Is heating oil cheaper than natural gas? Blending science with anecdote and example, this title answers questions like these, providing a guide to creating an environmentally friendly home without sacrificing comfort.

Witty, erudite, and accessible. - Jeffrey C. May, author of My House Is Killing Me!, The Mold Survival Guide, and My Office Is Killing Me!"


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Biography

Colin Smith is a UK-based associate lecturer for both the Manchester Metropolitan University and the Open University, where he teaches courses related to consumer issues and the environment. He has recently retired and is now enjoys writing for a wider audience.

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