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Green Homes by E. Ashley Rooney
Book DescriptionBuilding a green home or redesigning an existing home to be green is more than energy efficiency and preservation of natural resources. It is about integrating cost-effective design and materials to better the well being of inhabitants. Explore the many ways architects have achieved sustainability, incorporating commonsense strategies of solar orientation, natural ventilation, recycling of household water, and making use of cutting-edge materials and building technologies such as earth sheltering, thermal mass, super insulation, geothermal heating and cooling, and photovoltaic electrical generation all without compromising their aesthetic goals. Here are more than 50 green homes in North America, shown in 400 color photographs. Many have won major awards; others have been the subject of media attention and tours. This book will help the homeowner, builder, and architect design homes that are more energy efficient, reduce consumption and emissions, and incorporate sustainable materials. The residences presented here demonstrate the range of potential solutions and ideas for building a sustainable house.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780764330339
(279mm x 216mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - E. Ashley Rooney
E. Ashley Rooney is the author of many architectural and design books. Her books often give readers the opportunity to see a diverse and inspirational selection of homes and give insight into the architects ideas.
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