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The Green Building Bible Volume 1: Fourth edition

Keith Hall

  • Format: Book

  • Pages: 450

  • Publisher: Green Building Press

  • Date Published: Sep 2008

  • Stock Code: 65784

  • ISBN: 9781898130055

  • Binding: Paperback

Description

The new edition of The Green Building Bible Volume 1 builds upon the great success of the previous edition and has been completely updated and extended to become the most comprehensive and practical introduction to green building ever.

Subjects covered in detail are: material selection; thermal insulation; buying an eco-home; sourcing sustainable timber; natural paints; heating your eco-home; solar heating; sustainable roofing; air tightness of buildings; healthy homes, finances, reclamation, etc. The book also includes extensive guidance and advice on how to obtain grants for renewable energy installations and other environmental initiatives.

A natural choice for anyone interested in green building, this book gives in-depth technical information and data on the strategies and systems needed to create low energy, green and healthy buildings. With all this information, the book cannot fail to inform and educate professionals and homeowners about the opportunities available for improving the quality of our buildings. The books also include a wealth of information on green products and a directory of green building professionals and product suppliers in the UK giving the reader direct access to a wide range of experts with the knowledge and experience necessary to advise or offer guidance.

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