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Toward a Zero Energy Home: A Complete Guide to Energy Self-Sufficiency at Home, Paperback / softback Book

Toward a Zero Energy Home: A Complete Guide to Energy Self-Sufficiency at Home Paperback / softback

Description

With energy costs continuing to rise 'zero energy homes' are latest big green building trend.

A Zero Energy Home (ZEH) - a home that produces as much energy as it consumes - is an idea whose time has come!

Authors David Johnston and Scott Gibson explore the design and construction of self-sufficient houses from start to finish.

They: make the case for a ZEH; cite climate and geographic challenges; describe exactly how to go about building an energy-efficient home; and, feature ten houses that were built for zero energy living.

With unequalled knowledge and a passion for the subject, the authors walk readers through the process of building and living in a truly green home.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 256 pages, full colour throughout, 240 photographs, 45 drawings
  • Publisher: Taunton Press Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Environmentally-friendly architecture & design
  • ISBN: 9781600851438