Books tagged: sustainable building

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The Straw Bale House - Volume I
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This ebook is the first of three volumes packed with high quality photos, that together, detail the process of building a house from foundations to finish. The preparation for building is covered in 'Not Bad for a Girl: Building a House - The Preparation'. It is intended for other owner-builders or anyone who is curious about building a house.
Green in Cities goes Skywards, Citygreen issue 2
Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 34,470. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This issue features articles by prominent figures in the green roofs and vertical greening industries, such as Dr. Patrick Blanc, Dr. Ken Yeang, Andrew Grant and Dr. Tan Puay Yok, discussing how vegetation can reduce the energy consumption of buildings and explore the role of green roofs in enhancing biodiversity in urban settings. EPub readers enjoy complimentary Flipbook Viewer format.
Building Your Own Home - Tips, Techniques and Thoughts for the Owner-Builder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A detailed, valuable resource for building an energy efficient, comfortable and “sustainable” home. Contains 23 chapters with more than 60 photos & diagrams. Some topics: Insulation, design & proportion, size & layout, construction methods, Passive Solar Design, rainwater harvesting, plumbing, sustainable heating, cooling, hot water, cooking, alternative energy, adobe, steel.
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).
Earthbag Building Guide Part 2
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 13,520. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home remodeling
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
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 16,340. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home remodeling
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.