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Your Green Home: A Guide to Planning a Healthy, Environmentally Friendly New Home

Handbook / Manual

By: Alex Wilson

236 pages, 150 b&w illus

New Society Publishers

Paperback | Nov 2006 | #177816 | ISBN: 0865715556
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NHBS Price: £14.99 $20/€17 approx

About this book

Written for homeowners planning a new home, this book reviews key issues relating to home location, site design, construction systems, building design to optimise energy performance, renewable energy systems, material selection, indoor environmental quality, and water efficiency.


So You Want to Build a Green Home; Finding the Help You Need; Where to Build; Home Design -- General Issues; The Structural Building System; Energy Efficient Design; Making Use of Renewable Energy; Materials and Products for Green Building; Creating a Safe Indoor Environment; Water -- Respecting and Conserving This Splendid Resource; Dealing with Construction Waste; Landscaping and Planting; Costs of Building Green; Living in Your Green Home; Index.

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