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Green home building : money-saving strategies for an affordable, healthy, high-performance home

Author: Miki Cook; Doug Garrett, (Building consultant)
Publisher: Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This comprehensive guide to building green on any budget defines the strategies that maximize the return on green investments. Written for anyone who has ever been swayed by the argument that the price tag limits how green a home can be, Green Home Building is a must-read for builders, contractors, architects, designers and homeowners"--The publisher.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Cook, Miki, author.
Green home building.:
Gabriola Island, BC, Canada : New Society Publishers, [2014] ©2014
(CaOONL)20149030894
(OCoLC)880490644
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miki Cook; Doug Garrett, (Building consultant)
ISBN: 9780865717794 0865717796 9781550925739 1550925733
OCLC Number: 870289223
Description: xiii, 417 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm.
Contents: Sect. 1. Show me the money --
Location, location, location --
Size matters --
Design, design, desigh : everything you need to know --
Building products and materials : shades of green --
Construction waste : the 8,000-pound gorilla of cost savings --
Equipment and systems --
Health and environment --
Outdoor living --
Green bling --
Keeping it green --
sect. 2. Getting to zero --
The zero energy capable home model --
Net zero water --
Zero waste --
Zero your carbon footprint --
Zero cost premium.
Responsibility: Miki Cook & Doug Garrett.

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