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Author Cook, Miki.
Title Green Home Building : Money-Saving Strategies for an Affordable, Healthy, High-Performance Home.
Imprint New York : New Society Publishers, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource (434 pages)
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Subject Ecological houses -- Design and construction.
Ecological houses -- Economic aspects.
House construction -- Environmental aspects.
Dwellings -- Energy conservation.
Contents Front Cover; Praise; Title Page; Rights Page; Dedication; Disclaimer; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; Section One: Show Me the Money; Chapter 1: Location, Location, Location; Chapter 2: Size Matters; Chapter 3: Design, Design, Design: Everything You Need to Know; Chapter 4: Building Products and Materials: Shades of Green; Chapter 5: Construction Waste: The 8,000-Pound Gorilla of Cost Savings; Chapter 6: Equipment and Systems; Chapter 7: Health and Environment; Chapter 8: Outdoor Living; Chapter 9: Green Bling; Chapter 10: Keeping It Green; Section Two: Getting to Zero.
Chapter 11: The Zero Energy Capable Home ModelChapter 12: Net Zero Water; Chapter 13: Zero Waste; Chapter 14: Zero Your Carbon Footprint; Chapter 15: Zero Cost Premium; End Notes; Index; About the Authors; A Guide to Responsible Digital Reading; Books to Build a New Society.
Summary Build a truly green home for the same total net cost as the conventional alternative.
Other Author Garrett, Doug.
Other Title Print version: Cook, Miki. Green Home Building : Money-Saving Strategies for an Affordable, Healthy, High-Performance Home. New York : New Society Publishers, ©2014 9780865717794