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    Eco-house Manual: A Guide to Making Environmentally Friendly Improvements to Your Home (Hardback) By (author) Nigel Griffiths

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    DescriptionFully updated for this second edition, this "Haynes Manual" covers every aspect of domestic renovation from heating and electrical systems through to building materials and outdoor space. Whether you want to work out the feed-in tariffs from solar panels or find out about eco-friendly floor coverings, all information is presented in a clear and practical format with colour photography throughout. With facts about emerging renewable sources of power, along with step-by-step projects for the home and garden, this will be an invaluable resource for all home owners.


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    Title
    Eco-house Manual
    Subtitle
    A Guide to Making Environmentally Friendly Improvements to Your Home
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Nigel Griffiths
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 210 mm
    Height: 270 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 807 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780857331212
    ISBN 10: 0857331213
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HOU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.3
    BIC subject category V2: RN
    BISAC V2.8: SCI026000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17610
    BIC subject category V2: WKR
    BISAC V2.8: HOM017000
    DC23: 634.7
    Thema V1.0: RN, WKR
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations (chiefly col.)
    Publisher
    HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP
    Imprint name
    J H Haynes & Co Ltd
    Publication date
    15 August 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Sparkford
    Author Information
    Nigel Griffiths ran his own building business for 15 years, specialising in conservation and green building, and has project-managed a development of eco-homes in Somerset. Nowadays he is a building consultant, a visiting university lecturer on sustainability, and an eco-homes assessor for the Building Research Establishment.
    Table of contents
    Principles of eco-renovation. Construction materials. Insulation and heating. Electricity demand. Micro-generation. Water supply and usage. Interiors. Waste and pollution. Exterior space and gardens. Second edition updating includes the latest details on materials, technologies, government policies and grants. Reviews from the first edition: 'an invaluable resource' telegraph.co.uk; 'this book is surprisingly good' Self Build & Design. Previous edition ISBN: 978 1 84425 405 7.