Recent additions to the Library:
to Choose Green Finish Materials
to Choosing Green Finish Materials: Countertops
to Choose Green Finish Materials: Flooring
to Choose Green Finish Materials: Paint
Bioheat fuel is traditional heating oil
combined with biodiesel, which is usually made from vegetable
and soybean oils.
Harvesting For Drylands, Volume 1 Gets you started on
designing and implementing your individual sustainable
of Straw Bale Buildings Provides
comprehensive, state-of-the-art guidance, including structural
performance, moisture control, fire resistance and durability.
Water Heating - A comprehensive guide to solar water and
space heating systems.
Home Showcase- This new home brings together a host of
green features in a mainstream package.
Glazing Gets Its Thermal Properties - Noble gases and
low-e coatings, that's what efficient glazing is made of.
Strawbale - A good hat, good shoes and a breatheable coat
make for a durable strawbale home.
Small - See how a shotgun floor plan was transformed into
a graceful example of small-space living.
Matters - Why small homes are green homes and how to make
Living - Nine tips for making a small home work for you
for Good Design - Nine points that will ensure your
project is energy efficient.
Building Design - Cost-effective design recognizes how
building elements and equipment work together -- or
18 Design Principles to Make Square Feet Work
Harder - Build small to save
money and resources, but you don't have to
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