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    DescriptionThis 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 owners.


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    Title
    The Eco-house Manual
    Subtitle
    How to Carry Out Environmentally Friendly Improvements to Your Home
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Nigel Griffiths
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 168
    Width: 210 mm
    Height: 270 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 756 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781844254057
    ISBN 10: 1844254054
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HOU
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.3
    BIC subject category V2: RN, WK
    BISAC V2.8: HOM000000
    DC22: 640.4
    Thema V1.0: WK, RN
    Illustrations note
    col. Illustrations
    Publisher
    HAYNES PUBLISHING GROUP
    Imprint name
    J H Haynes & Co Ltd
    Publication date
    19 July 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Somerset
    Author Information
    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 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.