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Homegrown Muse
By Sally P Bennett
Price: Free! Words: 99,390. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Fiction
In this controversial novel, you'll meet Lyssa Smith, a woman trying to maintain a code of ethics in the cutthroat business of land development. When she stands up to a greedy developer, the truth about her offbeat family comes out, shattering her veneer of normalcy—and her dreams for the future. Her best chance to remake herself lies with Dane Callicott, a man with secrets of his own.
100 Tips For Contractors - Book 3
By Greg Vanden Berge
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 7,660. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This is the third book and will provide you with #200 through #300 of the fantastic tips, from Greg's popular construction book,” 501 Contractor Tips.” Greg went ahead and broke the book down, to make it more affordable, for contractors who only need advice in specific areas.
Earthbag Building Guide
By Owen Geiger
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 16,340. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This builder’s guide provides simple, clear explanations of each step of construction, from earthbag foundations that don’t require concrete, to complete information on tools and supplies, as well as tips, tricks and advanced earthbag techniques. All major aspects of building earthbag houses with vertical walls are covered. It is profusely illustrated with about 185 color photos and drawings.
Earthbag Building Guide Part 2
By Owen Geiger
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 13,520. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This builder’s guide provides simple, clear explanations of each step of construction, from earthbag foundations that don’t require concrete, to complete information on tools and supplies, as well as tips, tricks and advanced earthbag techniques. All major aspects of building earthbag houses with vertical walls are covered. It is profusely illustrated with about 185 color photos and drawings.
Organic Nation
By Phil Wohl
Price: Free! Words: 29,480. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Fiction
Occupy Wall St. and your mind with this thorny tale of corporate greed, amidst a backdrop of unsustainable Wall Street expectations. The spectacular rise and fall of a natural empire is perpetrated by charismatic CEO Brad Green, who is sent to white-collar jail to begin a multi-year rehabilitation process and a slow climb back up the mountain of redemption.
100+ Tips for Building with Metal SIPs
By Jeffrey Domb
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
A guide for homeowners, contractors, designers and building officials on building with metal faced structural insulated panels.
Olymp-i-a Green Challenge 1
By Lesa R. Walker
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This e-book launches you on a journey of green-living through the practice of positive ideas and actions. Simple steps move us forward and practice makes us stronger. By participating in the Olymp-i-a Green Challenge, you make and sustain “green” changes in your own life. Together, we care for the Earth and have global impact. Join in the journey! Discover green-living!
How to Save Money and Save Energy
By Chris Guebert
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
These days, energy is getting more and more expensive. Energy companies will take everything they can from you. You need to use as little energy as possible, within reason. Produce energy if possible. This book is about how to save energy and save money. This book will help you seal your house up, so it’s not bleeding energy, select energy efficient appliances, electronics, windows and more.
How to Future Proof Your Home: A Guide to Building with Energy Intelligence in Cold Climates
By Shane Wolffe
Price: $17.97 USD. Words: 28,690. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Professionally accredited author Shane Wolffe aims to show readers how to cost effectively build homes to be up to 85 percent more energy efficient, even in extreme climates. The book is based on building principles that work and were pioneered in Saskatchewan, Canada – a place with one of the most extreme climates in the world where yearly temperatures range from -40°C (-40F) to 35°C (95F).
Going Green or Going Broke
By Edward Ford
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,680. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Going Green or Going Broke is a look at the complicated world of "Green" technologies through the eyes of the home owner. Authored by father of six, custom home builder and son of natural foods entrepreneurial parents, Going Green or Going Broke is a fun fact filled look at modern day home construction. With a whimsical grasp of the obvious, this book is the Light house in the mist for homeowners