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Building your own Sustainable and Energy Efficient House

Handbook / Manual

By: Henry Skates

Crowood Press

Hardback | Apr 2011 | #190547 | ISBN-13: 9781847972583
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About this book

Many people aspire to one day build a house for themselves but for one reason or another they have never taken the plunge. This book explains how to go about building a home that will save you money, save energy, minimize carbon emissions and greenhouse gas production [the main causes of climate change] and above all, provide a home of exceptional thermal comfort, not too hot, not too cold, in fact just right for you and your family.

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Henry Skates is a practising architect, educator, self-builder and Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method assessor. He has worked in a number of practices in Scotland and Northern Ireland, built and renovated a number of houses for himself and family, and has held lecturing positions at the Universities of Dundee, Ulster, Queens University Belfast and Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand.

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