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The Northwest Green Home Primer

by Kathleen Smith
Kathleen O'Brien

eBook

1 of 1 copy available

The essential, real-world, green home manual.

Everyone can make green home decisions on a budget with this inspiring, informationpacked guide. Whether you are building, remodeling, buying, or just curious, here are real-world strategies for getting the greenest results from your budget, with hundreds of ideas for a home that is built to last, comfortable and healthy, money- and time-saving in the long term, and kind to the planet. From your home's exterior to its operating systems within, from siting to interior design, this is the basic training that has given many the confidence to proceed. Award-winning sustainable design and building consultant and teacher Kathleen O'Brien and architectural designer and sustainability consultant Kathleen Smith offer their "top picks" for each phase. They've also each faced their own green home challenges in a single-family house and a duplex, and other case studies show affordable energy-efficient green homes both old and new. Brimming with ideas, clear and logical, with tips, checklists, and resources for green home planning, construction, remodeling, and maintenance, extensively illustrated with photos and diagrams, this is the essential green home manual for novice and professional alike.


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Publisher: Timber Press

Kindle Book

  • Release date: May 3, 2010

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781604690217
  • Release date: May 3, 2010

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781604690217
  • File size: 12012 KB
  • Release date: May 3, 2010

PDF eBook

  • ISBN: 9781604690217
  • File size: 28242 KB
  • Release date: March 15, 2008

1 of 1 copy available

Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook
PDF eBook

Languages

English

The essential, real-world, green home manual.

Everyone can make green home decisions on a budget with this inspiring, informationpacked guide. Whether you are building, remodeling, buying, or just curious, here are real-world strategies for getting the greenest results from your budget, with hundreds of ideas for a home that is built to last, comfortable and healthy, money- and time-saving in the long term, and kind to the planet. From your home's exterior to its operating systems within, from siting to interior design, this is the basic training that has given many the confidence to proceed. Award-winning sustainable design and building consultant and teacher Kathleen O'Brien and architectural designer and sustainability consultant Kathleen Smith offer their "top picks" for each phase. They've also each faced their own green home challenges in a single-family house and a duplex, and other case studies show affordable energy-efficient green homes both old and new. Brimming with ideas, clear and logical, with tips, checklists, and resources for green home planning, construction, remodeling, and maintenance, extensively illustrated with photos and diagrams, this is the essential green home manual for novice and professional alike.


Expand title description text
  • Details

    Publisher:
    Timber Press

    Kindle Book
    Release date: May 3, 2010

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9781604690217
    Release date: May 3, 2010

    EPUB eBook
    ISBN: 9781604690217
    File size: 12012 KB
    Release date: May 3, 2010

    PDF eBook
    ISBN: 9781604690217
    File size: 28242 KB
    Release date: March 15, 2008

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  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB eBook
    PDF eBook
  • Languages
    English