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This clear and accessible guide provides a comprehensive outline on how to convert your house into a more 'green' home. Buildings are the greates energy wasters and for those of us concerned about the environment, and household bills, this book presents the key design changes that we can implement to our own homes to remedy energy loss. This title covers the full range of design chanegs that are available to the homeowner and designer for renovation, from the roof to the basement, from insulation to windows. It also feature a selection of case studies illustrating the experiences of other homeowners and designers and how they have adapted and used the technology available to them in creating an energy efficient home. This is a practical, hands-on guide, ideal for architects, designers and homeowners.Front-loading machines are more economical in their use of water than top loaders. a€c Machines which allow temperature and water level to be adjusted to the particular load are to be preferred. a€c Most loads can be washed in warm or even coolanbsp;...

Author:Peter Smith
Publisher:Routledge - 2007-06-07


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