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Energy Efficient Building (Best of Fine Homebuilding)

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Publisher Comments:

Although energy costs are near an all-time low, modern energy efficiency offers more than just savings: It offers comfort. With the help of this book, homeowners and builders can build lasting comfort into their homes — and save money.

This new addition to the best-selling Best of Fine Homebuilding series brings together 29 of the best articles from Fine Homebuilding magazine that cover topics from choosing ductwork and housewrap to building more efficient fireplaces and storm windows. The articles detail specific projects home-owners or builders can do to improve the energy efficiency of a traditional home. Over 200 photos and 50 color illustrations make concepts and product comparisons easy to understand, even for non-professionals. All of the articles are intended to solve common home energy problem: such as those associated with doors, skylights, water heaters, and heating systems.

Energy-Efficient Building is an essential reference for homeowners and builders alike and invaluable to anyone building a new home.

Book News Annotation:

Twenty-nine articles from Fine Homebuilding magazine discuss materials and techniques for making a home more energy efficient. Ample color photographs illustrate methods.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Twenty-nine articles from Fine Homebuilding magazine discuss materials and techniques for making a home more energy efficient. Ample color photographs illustrate methods. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).

Product Details

ISBN:
9781561583409
Editor:
Fine Homebuilding
Author:
Fine Homebuilding
Author:
Taunton Press
Publisher:
Taunton Press
Location:
Newtown, Conn. :
Subject:
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
Subject:
Dwellings
Subject:
Remodeling & Renovation - Energy Efficient
Subject:
Energy conservation
Subject:
House construction
Subject:
Dwellings -- Energy conservation.
Subject:
Remodeling & Renovation
Subject:
Home Construction-Remodeling
Subject:
Home Construction-Remodeling Specification
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Best of Fine Homebuilding
Publication Date:
19991031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
11.77x8.97x.38 in. 1.34 lbs.

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