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Today, a new generation of architects and builders is emerging, intent on creating homes that meet human needs for shelter while causing only a fraction of the environmental impact of conventional housing. The New Ecological Home provides an overview of green building techniques, materials, products, and technologies that are either currently available or will be in the near future. Author Daniel Chiras provides a wealth of up-to-date, practical information for home buyers, owner-builders, and anyone interested in building for a sustainable future. Included are chapters on:
- The Healthy House
- Green Building Materials
- Wood-Wise Construction
- Energy Efficiency
- Earth-Sheltered Architecture
- Passive Solar Heating and Passive Cooling
- Green Power: Electricity from the Sun and Wind
- Water and Waste: Sustainable Approaches
- Environmental Landscaping

Book News Annotation:

An overview of green home-building techniques, materials, products, and technologies, written for home buyers, builders, architects, and contractors and intended to help avoid common problems when building green. It discusses the principles of green building and why they are desirable; covers logistical aspects of building such as site selection, indoor air quality, green building materials, and ergonomic design; and covers renewable and environmentally benign systems for electricity, heating and cooling, water, waste treatment, and food. With scattered b&w illustrations.
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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For anyone interested in building for a sustainable future, Chiras provides a wealth of up-to-date and practical information on green building techniques, materials, products and cutting-edge technologies.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781931498166
Author:
Chiras
Publisher:
Chelsea Green Publishing Company
Author:
Chiras, Dan
Author:
Chiras, Daniel D.
Location:
White River Junction, Vt.
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Design & Construction
Subject:
Dwellings
Subject:
Architecture and society
Subject:
Remodeling & Renovation - Energy Efficient
Subject:
Green products
Subject:
Ecological houses
Subject:
Home Construction-Remodeling
Subject:
Home Construction-Remodeling Specification
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Chelsea Green Guides for Homeowners
Publication Date:
20040531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9.98x8.02x.81 in. 1.77 lbs.

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