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Off the Grid Homes: Case Studies for Sustainable Living

By: Lori Ryker

128 pages, 70 colour photos

Gibbs M. Smith Inc

Paperback | Jun 2007 | #185960 | ISBN-13: 9781586856892
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About this book

The follow-up volume to the successful "Off the Grid: Modern Homes and Alternative Energy", Lori Ryker's book looks at six contemporary architectural projects that integrate alternative technologies for generating and conserving energy. Being off the grid can refer to many different aspects of energy and resource independence, from rainwater collection, to photovoltaic (PV) systems, to gray-water systems and more.

Diagrams and clear explanations of technologies and their appropriate applications are provided alongside the case studies that explain just how the technologies work and how they may best be applied to each individual situation.


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