The Whole House Book

The Whole House Book

Ecological Building Design & Materials

Book - 1998
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A full-color, green building encyclopedia for professionals or self-builders, this book's wholistic approach to design combines social, economic and environmental objectives with an evaluation of buildings' local and global impact. Chapters range from creating a healthy house with good air quality, to designing a home with minimum reliance on fossil fuels. Case studies highlight sustainable materials, solar roofs, ecological building in North America and France - and more!Note that this book originates from Europe and may contain measurement units, etc. not commonly used in the US.
Publisher: Machynlleth : Centre for Alternative Technology Publications, c1998
Characteristics: 312 p. : col. ill., maps ; 25 cm
ISBN: 1898049211
Call Number: 728.047 BORER


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