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Green remodeling : changing the world one room at a time

Author: David Johnston; Kim Master
Publisher: Gabriola Island, B.C. : New Society Publishers, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Easy-to-read and well-illustrated, Green Remodeling comes complete with checklists, personal stories, expert insights and an extensive resource list that will guide a homeowner through any remodeling project. Addressing all climates, this is a perfect resource for conventional homeowners, as well as architects and remodeling contractors."--Jacket.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Johnston, David, 1950-
Green remodeling.
Gabriola Island, B.C. : New Society Publishers, 2004
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Johnston; Kim Master
ISBN: 0865714983 9780865714984
OCLC Number: 56682676
Awards: Winner of Nautilus Award (Ecology/Environment) 2005
Description: xix, 379 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1: Getting started. The story of my remodeling project ; Affordable green dream ; Working with building professionals ; Building science basics : the physics you never wanted to know in high school --
pt. 2: Changing the world one room at a time --
pt. 3: Everything you need to know (and more). Job site and landscaping ; Foundation ; Structural framing ; Exterior finish ; Roofing ; Plumbing ; Electrical ; Insulation ; Solar energy ; Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) ; Water heating ; Appliances ; Interior materials/finishes --
Epilogue 2025.
Responsibility: David Johnston and Kim Master.
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"...a must-have book for anyone about to build a new home or remodel." -- Vancouver Sun, Saturday December 4th, 2004.

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