Author: Broome, Jon
Brand: Brand: UIT Cambridge Ltd.
- Used Book in Good Condition
Number Of Pages: 288
Release Date: 06-07-2007
Part Number: 360435
Details: Build your home the 'green' way to reduce running costs, be more self-sufficient and create a more comfortable home.
Whether you want a turf roof, solar-powered hot water, or a super-insulated house, this book demonstrates that green is the way forward. Written by award-winning architect Jon Broome, The Green Self-Build Book provides an accessible overview of the different methods of sustainable and eco-friendly construction techniques.
Covering the essential elements of design and the self-build process, this practical book includes information on sustainable foundations, floor finishes and insulation. Jon also shares insights on how to build for comfort and health. Inspiring case studies of green building projects using earth, straw, steel and timber are also included.
Packed with attractive colour photos throughout, this is an essential resource for anyone who is planning a self-build project or involved in housing.
Package Dimensions: 10.0 x 8.1 x 0.6 inches