Books tagged: green building

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Your Ecological House Part 1: Understanding Your Home Ecosystem
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,750. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Your Ecological House is a homeowner and designer’s guide to creating a “home ecosystem,” an integrated habitat that conserves and produces energy, reduces waste and produces food and other goods. Part 1 (this volume), explains how houses can function like natural ecosystems. Part 2, Creating Your Ecological House (published 2017), explains how to design and build your own home ecosystem.
Standards As Tools for Sustainability
Price: $20.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
The book is a practical experience tale of standards as tools for sustainability. It gives the process involved in standards elaboration and various standardisation activities.
Building & Remodeling 101
You set the price! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home remodeling
Building and Remodeling 101 is a guide for home owners who are remodeling or about to build a new structure. This book lists the entire process from leveling a foundation to final design choices. In this book you will discover product pros and cons. You will be able to make the best informed choices for your project and save thousands of dollars in the process.
The Ultimate Green Roof Guide
Price: $39.99 USD. Words: 34,810. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A detailed guide for home owners, real estate decision makers, students, community leaders, visionaries, & dreamers ready to rock the world with greenroof infrastructure.
Life with Big Green: A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,360. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Why is the environmental movement so ineffective? Here is an insider’s poignant look at his life with one of the biggest environmental organizations in the U.S. After a 30-year relationship with the National Wildlife Federation, including 13 years on its staff, the author learned why environmental groups will never save the earth, however noble their intent.
Green Home: Design, Budget, Estimate, and Secure Your Best Price
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
The top guide available for designing, budgeting, estimating, and securing your best price on a Green Home.
Going Green or Going Broke
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,680. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home design
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
How to Future Proof Your Home: A Guide to Building with Energy Intelligence in Cold Climates
Price: $24.97 USD. Words: 30,820. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
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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).
How to Save Money and Save Energy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living
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.
Olymp-i-a Green Challenge 1
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
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!