The Eco-Home Design Guide: Principles and Practice for New-Build and Retrofit download free [PDF and Ebook] by Christoper Day

The Eco-Home Design Guide: Principles and Practice for New-Build and Retrofit download free [PDF and Ebook] by Christoper Day year 2016
  • Book name: The Eco-Home Design Guide: Principles and Practice for New-Build and Retrofit
  • Author: Christoper Day
  • Release date: 2016/2/28
  • Publisher: GREEN BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9780857843050
  • Rating: 9.15 of 10
  • Votes: 778
  • Review by: Gannon Chaney
  • Review rating: 7.53 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/18
  • Total pages: 256
  • Includes a PDF summary of 30 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Designing an eco home is much more about working with your house's plce and situation than relying in intrusive technology and hi-tech mateirals. In this book, Christopher Day draws on his extensive experience to explain the key principles of eco-home design, using common-sense methods to create a pleasant, comfortable and healthy home.With beautifully simple hand-drawn illustrations, Christopher takes you through:- Using the local topography, combined with landscaping, to improve your home's microclimate - Designing to keep your home dry and warm in the winter, and cool in the summer - Minimizing hidden environmental impacts - Making the house safe and healthy, both emotionally and physicallyThe book includes several case studies of eco hoomes, reviewing (with hindsight) what worked well and what could have been better.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 15H34M24S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Architectural Structure & Design, Environmentally-friendly Architecture & Design, Building Construction & Materials, Environmental Science, Engineering & Technology, Building Skills & Trades
  • Available formats: PRC, PPTX, DOC, ODT, PDF, TXT, EPUB, WORD. Compressed in LZO, RAR, TZ, LHA, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 35.32 USD
  • Dimensions: 205x255x22.86mm
  • Weight: 839.15g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Totnes, United Kingdom
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