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Making better buildings : a comparative guide to sustainable construction for homeowners and contractors

Author: Chris Magwood
Publisher: Gabriola [British Columbia] : New Society Publishers, Beaconsfield, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, [2014] 2014.
Series: Books for living wisely from Mother Earth news.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sustainable building from the ground up -- the pros and cons of the latest green and natural materials and technologies.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Feigin, Jen.
Making Better Buildings : A Comparative Guide to Sustainable Construction for Homeowners and Contractors.
New York : New Society Publishers, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Magwood
ISBN: 9781550925159 1550925156
OCLC Number: 876860942
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 441 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction: Thinking about sustainable building --
How this book works --
1 Foundations --
2 Walls --
3 Floor and roof structure --
4 Sheathing and cladding materials --
5 Roof sheathing --
6 Flooring --
7 Surface finishing materials --
8 Windows. Mechanical systems --
9 Water systems --
10 Wastewater systems --
11 Heating and cooling systems --
12 Electrical generation --
Conclusion --
Appendix.
Series Title: Books for living wisely from Mother Earth news.
Responsibility: Chris Magwood.
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