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Whether you're building a new house or upgrading the one you've already got, Your Naturally Healthy Home
will help you create a home that is comfortable to live in as well as kind to your health and to the planet. With more than 200 lush color photographs for inspiration, you'll find all this and more in this essential handbook for the environmentally conscious homeowner:
Expert guidance from an architect who is actively involved in environmental design
Practical advice on how to choose materials, furnishings, and fixtures
Detailed charts that will help you evaluate the materials and products available and select what is best for your healthy home
Information on household appliances and their effect on your home environment
An extensive list of suppliers so that you'll know where to turn to investigate products or comparison-shop for ones you want for your home
An experienced architect provides homeowners who are redecorating or remodeling with up-to-date information on the latest earth-friendly materials and techniques with this easy-to-use guide. Includes comparison charts on products available. 200 full-color photos. 40 charts & tables.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
About the Author
Alan Berman is a partner in Berman Guedes Stretton Architects, based in Oxford, England. He has extensive experience in renovating historic properties as well as in designing new buildings and interiors. His practice is becoming increasingly involved with environmental design, and he sees this as a key concern in the building and decorating of homes in the future. Berman is also the author of Floor Magic. Away from the drawing board, he is an enthusiastic potter and a collector of Eastern rugs.