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The Natural House: A Complete Guide to Healthy, Energy-Efficient, Environmental Homes
The Natural House: A Complete Guide to Healthy, Energy-Efficient, Environmental Homes
By Brand: Chelsea Green
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ean: 9781890132576, isbn: 1890132578,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
The Natural House is a tour of the construction, costs, and pros and cons of fourteen natural building methods. Straw Bale, Rammed Earth, Cob, Cordwood, Adobe, Earthbags, Papercrete, Earthships…whatever the method, the common goal is to create a ho...


LEED GA MOCK EXAMS (LEED v4): Questions, Answers, and Explanations: A Must-Have for the LEED Green Associate Exam, Green Building LEED Certification, ... Green Associate Exam Guide Series (Volume 2)
LEED GA MOCK EXAMS (LEED v4): Questions, Answers, and Explanations: A Must-Have for the LEED Green Associate Exam, Green Building LEED Certification, ... Green Associate Exam Guide Series (Volume 2)
By ArchiteG, Incorporated
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781612650197, isbn: 1612650198,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
Pass the LEED Green Associate Exam, Get Your Building LEED Certified, Fight Global Warming, and Save Money! The USGBC released LEED v4 in GreenBuild International Conference and Expo in November, 2013. The GBCI started to include the new LEED v4 cont...


Reinventing Green Building: Why Certification Systems Aren't Working and What We Can Do About It
Reinventing Green Building: Why Certification Systems Aren't Working and What We Can Do About It
By New Society Publishers
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ean: 9780865718159, isbn: 0865718156,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
Buildings and their associated systems are the largest source of greenhouse gases in the world. The 2030 Challenge aims to produce zero-net energy from new North American construction by 2030 while achieving a 50 percent reduction in carbon emissions...


Building Green: A Complete How-To Guide to Alternative Building Methods Earth Plaster * Straw Bale * Cordwood * Cob * Living Roofs
Building Green: A Complete How-To Guide to Alternative Building Methods Earth Plaster * Straw Bale * Cordwood * Cob * Living Roofs
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ean: 9781579905323, isbn: 1579905323,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
Clarke Snell and Timothy L. Callahan, whose popular Good House Book helped environmentally-minded readers create an earth-friendly home, have returned with a photo-packed, amazingly complete, start-to-finish guide to "green" housebuilding.This absolu...


A House in the Sun: Modern Architecture and Solar Energy in the Cold War
A House in the Sun: Modern Architecture and Solar Energy in the Cold War
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780199394012, isbn: 0199394016,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
A House in the Sun describes a number of experiments in solar house heating in American architectural, engineering, political, economic, and corporate contexts from the beginning of World War II until the late 1950s. Houses were built across the Midw...


Maintaining and Repairing Old and Historic Buildings
Maintaining and Repairing Old and Historic Buildings
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ean: 9780470767573, isbn: 047076757X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
A practical guide to the maintenance and repair of old andhistoric buildingsCarrying out work in accordance with the U.S. Secretary of theInterior's standards and guidelines can be a challenge forprofessionals charged with the preservation, restorati...


Your Green Home: A Guide to Planning a Healthy, Environmentally Friendly New Home (Mother Earth News Wiser Living Series)
Your Green Home: A Guide to Planning a Healthy, Environmentally Friendly New Home (Mother Earth News Wiser Living Series)
By New Society Publishers
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mpn: 150 b/w illus, ean: 9780865715554, isbn: 0865715556,

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More and more homeowners today want houses that are healthy to live in and cause minimal damage to the environment. That’s what green building is all about.Your Green Home is written for homeowners planning a new home—whether you are working with...


A Primer on Sustainable Building
A Primer on Sustainable Building
By Brand: Rocky Mountain Institute
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ean: 9781881071051, isbn: 1881071057,

Written for architects, developers, general contractors, landscapers, and home owners, this book demonstrates how a holistic approach to design can result in a building even better than the sum of its parts. Topics include site and habitat restoratio...


Invisible Architecture, Atelier Ten: 25 Years of Atelier Ten
Invisible Architecture, Atelier Ten: 25 Years of Atelier Ten
By Laurence King Publishing
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mpn: 300 illustrations, 200 in colour, ean: 9781780676869, isbn: 1780676867,

Atelier Ten is an international engineering practice based in London but with offices all over the world. Founded in 1990 they specialise in sustainable design and have worked on a number of major projects alongside such architects as Grimshaw, Micha...


The New Autonomous House: Design and Planning for Sustainability
The New Autonomous House: Design and Planning for Sustainability
By Thames & Hudson
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mpn: 9780500282878, ean: 9780500282878, isbn: 0500282870,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
"I've seen many books on this subject, but none so well documented and honest."―Whole Earth In 1975 Brenda and Robert Vale published The Autonomous House, a manifesto offering down-to-earth suggestions for building homes that do not pollute the ear...


Solar Power Your Home For Dummies
Solar Power Your Home For Dummies
By For Dummies
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ean: 9780470175699, isbn: 0470175699,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
Want to take advantage of solar power in your home? Whether you’re looking to save on your energy costs by adding a few solar components or you want to build a solar-powered house from the ground up, Solar Power For Dummies takes the mystery out o...


The Good House Book: A Common-Sense Guide to Alternative Homebuilding  Solar * Straw Bale * Cob * Adobe * Earth Plaster * & More (A Natural Home Book)
The Good House Book: A Common-Sense Guide to Alternative Homebuilding Solar * Straw Bale * Cob * Adobe * Earth Plaster * & More (A Natural Home Book)
By Brand: Lark Books
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ean: 9781579902810, isbn: 1579902812,

From Lark Books and Natural Home magazine—which has a circulation of 200,000—comes an illustrated, unique guide to building an earth-friendly home.To create a dwelling that’s both ecologically sustainable and attractive, Natural Home magazine is ...


Courtyards: Aesthetic, Social, and Thermal Delight
Courtyards: Aesthetic, Social, and Thermal Delight
By Wiley
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ean: 9780471398844, isbn: 0471398845,

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COURTYARDSAesthetic, Social, and Thermal DelightCourtyards is an artful, informative exploration of courtyards,from their origins in early civilization to contemporary designconcepts. Architects and landscape architects will repeatedly turnto the det...


The Housing Bomb: Why Our Addiction to Houses Is Destroying the Environment and Threatening Our Society
The Housing Bomb: Why Our Addiction to Houses Is Destroying the Environment and Threatening Our Society
By Johns Hopkins University Press
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ean: 9781421410654, isbn: 1421410656,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
Have we built our way to ruin? Is your desire for that beach house or cabin in the woods part of the environmental crisis? Do you really need a bigger home? Why don’t multiple generations still live under one roof? In The Housing Bomb, leading envi...


Design Professional's Guide to Zero Net Energy Buildings
Design Professional's Guide to Zero Net Energy Buildings
By Island Press
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ean: 9781610917636, isbn: 1610917634,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
In the United States, direct energy use in buildings accounts for 39% of carbon dioxide emissions per year—more than any other sector. Buildings contribute to a changing climate and warming of the earth in ways that will significantly affect future...


The Green Library Planner: What Every Librarian Needs to Know Before Starting to Build or Renovate
The Green Library Planner: What Every Librarian Needs to Know Before Starting to Build or Renovate
By Scarecrow Press
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ean: 9780810887367, isbn: 0810887363,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Green buildings are better buildings. In fact, buildings use 36% of the energy in the United States, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, so green buildings that use less energy help to address the very real challenges of reliance on fos...


The Passive Solar House: Using Solar Design to Heat and Cool Your Home (Real Goods Independent Living Book)
The Passive Solar House: Using Solar Design to Heat and Cool Your Home (Real Goods Independent Living Book)
By Brand: Chelsea Green Publishing Company
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ean: 9780930031978, isbn: 0930031970,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
This book offers a technique for building homes that heat and cool themselves in a wide range of different climates, using ordinary building materials available anywhere and with methods familiar to all building contractors and many do-it-yourselfers...


To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design
To Engineer Is Human: The Role of Failure in Successful Design
By Vintage
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ean: 9780679734161, isbn: 0679734163,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews


The Homeowner's Handbook to Energy Efficiency: A Guide to Big and Small Improvements
The Homeowner's Handbook to Energy Efficiency: A Guide to Big and Small Improvements
By Brand: Saturn Resource Management
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ean: 9781880120187, isbn: 1880120186,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
In The Homeowner's Guide to Energy Efficiency, John Krigger helps homeowners set realistic personal goals for reducing their energy consumption. His methods for making homes more energy efficient will also improve comfort, safety, durability, and res...


The Green Self-Build Book: How to Design and Build Your Own Eco-Home (Sustainable Building)
The Green Self-Build Book: How to Design and Build Your Own Eco-Home (Sustainable Building)
By Brand: UIT Cambridge Ltd.
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ean: 9781903998731, isbn: 1903998735,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
Whether you want a turf roof, solar-powered hot water, or a superinsulated (and cost-efficient) house, you need to know the essential elements of the self-build process, and in The Green Self-Build Book, Jon Broome gives an overview of the different ...



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