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Energy-wise landscape design : a new approach for your home and garden

Author: Sue Reed
Publisher: Gabriola, B.C. : New Society Publishers, ©2010
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Save money and energy while adding natural beauty to your home.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Reed
ISBN: 9781550924435 1550924435
OCLC Number: 752278150
Description: 1 online resource (x, 293 pages) : illustrations, digital file
Contents: The sun and the wind --
Shading the house --
Cooling the air around the house --
Cooling the ground near the house --
Taking advantage of the sun's heat --
Reducing the chilling effect of winter wind --
Creating healthy working ecosystems --
Reducing (or eliminating) lawn --
Using water efficiently --
Fitting the landscape to the land --
Designing the car zone --
Making the most of every element --
Situating new homes with energy in mind --
Installing and maintaining planted areas --
Building structures in the landscape --
Constructing new homesites --
Making electricity from sunlight --
Generating electricity from the wind --
Harnessing the energy of flowing water --
Capturing the warmth of the ground --
Lighting with energy in mind.
Responsibility: Sue Reed ; illustrations by Kate Dana.

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Save money and energy while adding natural beauty to your home.
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