This book covers everything readers need to know to run a green home. Advice and ideas go far beyond the well-known concepts of recycling and turning off lights, but are easy to follow and implement. Currently a highly popular topic for the public, who wish to be both eco-friendly and save money. Exploring new ways to become greener in our approach to life is still very much at the heart of the eco-conscious public. In addition, in this difficult economic climate people from all walks of life are looking for ways to cut back on their expenditure. Fortunately, the two often go hand in hand. "The Energy-Efficient Home" collates all the information needed to make a real difference into one user-friendly, practical guide. Packed with advice, step-by-step projects and trouble-shooting tips, Paul Wagland tackles topics in a highly accessible style such as: The Building Fabric, including ways to heat, insulate, glaze, light, design and decorate and Energy, including ways to reduce it, choosing fuels, solar hot water, wind turbines and 'green' electricity. Beautifully and generously illustrated throughout with colour photographs that will inspire and instruct, this modern-day essential guide to living belongs in every home.
Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd
Number of pages: 176
Dimensions: 248 x 186 x 20 mm
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