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The Energy-Smart Houseby Fine Homebuilding
Synopses & Reviews
Energy efficiency begins at home. Nobody knows this better than homeowners, remodelers, builders, and designers looking to cut back and save more. This is the place to start--"The Energy-Smart House" is a must-have for those concerned about rising home energy costs. Written by builders and energy experts from all over the country, the contributing authors are seasoned professionals whose articles have appeared in "Fine Homebuilding "magazine. Becoming "energy smart" is the goal, and this book details the methods, materials, and technology needed to achieve just that. Along with 200 photos and 50 illustrations, the insight shared from the pros will give readers the most up-to-date ways to keep costs down.
Book News Annotation:
This collection of twenty-four articles presented by the editors of Fine Homebuilding magazine provides homeowners with detailed information on projects and materials for building and remodeling for energy efficiency. The volume is divided into sections covering efficiency, insulation, windows, heating and cooling, lighting, and appliances, and each chapter provides color photographs, step-by-step project instructions, sidebars, and technical drawings on specific aspects of both professional and do-it-yourself energy saving projects. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Energy efficiency begins at home. Nobody knows this better than homeowners, remodelers, builders, and designers looking to cut back and save more. "The Energy-Smart House," written by builders and energy experts from all over the country, details the methods, materials, and technology needed to achieve just that.
About the Author
All contributing authors are seasoned professionals whose articles have appeared in "Fine Homebuilding "magazine.
Since 1981 "Fine Homebuilding "has been providing information and inspiration to everyone who cares about quality home improvement and construction. The magazine, which has a circulation of more than 300,000, is the best source of home improvement information and helps readers build projects better, faster, and more efficiently.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Energy Audits and Energy Efficiency
Chapter 2: Insulation
Chapter 3: Windows
Chapter 4: Heating and Cooling
Chapter 5: Lighting and Appliances
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