The Eco-house Manual

The Eco-house Manual : How to Carry Out Environmentally Friendly Improvements to Your Home

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This 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 payback period on a wind turbine or find out about the most eco-friendly floor covering, all information is presented in a clear and practical format with colour photography throughout. With up-do-date information 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 more

Product details

  • Hardback | 168 pages
  • 206 x 272 x 14mm | 762.03g
  • J H Haynes & Co Ltd
  • Somerset, United Kingdom
  • English
  • col. Illustrations
  • 1844254054
  • 9781844254057
  • 56,488

About Nigel Griffiths

Nigel Griffiths MA ran his own building business for 15 years, specialising in conservation and green building, and has recently project-managed a development of 12 new 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 more

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 more