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    DescriptionWill Anderson's monthly features in The Independent have an enthusiastic following; readers are following his progress from finding a plot, getting planning permission and building himself a stunning contemporary eco home, which mirrors the fine-tuned ecology of a tree. Drawing on his columns in The Independent, Will has created a diary that will be invaluable to anyone contemplating building their own eco house. The Diary of an Eco Builder focuses specifically on environmental issues through the story of his attempt to realise an inspiring and challenging vision. Honest, amusing and unexpected, it highlights all the key issues which arise when you build an eco house, records the process of the nitty gritty of self build, and provides contacts and references for more information. The Energy Saving Trust is using Will's house as a case study and will monitor and evaluate the house to learn from the way it performs.


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    Title
    Diary of an Eco-builder
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Will Anderson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 535 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781903998793
    ISBN 10: 1903998794
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: HOU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.9
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: RNC
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: TNK
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/ECOLGY
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    B&T General Subject: 300
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 10
    BISAC V2.8: HOM004000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26860
    BISAC V2.8: ARC006000
    DC22: 690.837
    BISAC V2.8: ARC018000
    DC22: 696, 690.8
    LC classification: TH4860 .A63 2006
    Thema V1.0: TNK, RNC
    Illustrations note
    black and white photos throughout
    Publisher
    GREEN BOOKS
    Imprint name
    GREEN BOOKS
    Publication date
    01 November 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Totnes
    Author Information
    Will Anderson is a researcher and writer with wide interests in the environmental field. At the turn of the century he left a long-standing career in public health to gain a degree in Energy and Sustainable Development, a first step in his personal journey to address the challenge of climate change. He subsequently built 'Tree House' in Clapham, one of Britain's few genuinely 'zero carbon' houses and the subject of his book Diary of an Eco-Builder. Will is now Senior Researcher at the Centre for Sustainable Energy, www.cse.org.uk. His website is www.treehouseclapham.org.uk .
    Review quote
    "In a corner of Clapham that is now forever green, [Will Anderson] has designed and built a ""symbol of the power of ecological design"".
    Table of contents
    Diary entries from The Independent Personal reflections on self-build How the author dealt with finance, sourcing, timber, solar heating, daylighting, eco-design Environmental and recycled products Resources: books, websites and suppliers