The Resource Green home building: : money-saving strategies for an affordable, healthy, high-performance home, Miki Cook & Doug Garrett, (ebook)

Green home building: : money-saving strategies for an affordable, healthy, high-performance home, Miki Cook & Doug Garrett, (ebook)

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Green home building: : money-saving strategies for an affordable, healthy, high-performance home
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Green home building:
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money-saving strategies for an affordable, healthy, high-performance home
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Miki Cook & Doug Garrett
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eng
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According to conventional wisdom, building a green home is an expensive endeavor. The standard approach treats green as an add-on, tacking "premium" products, finishes, and equipment onto a traditional home design. As a result, many green home projects end up over budget or fail to achieve their environmental and performance goals. Green Home Building explodes the myth that green homes have to cost more. Using proven methods based on applied building science, the authors show how to: * Lower base construction costs to provide funding for high performance upgrades * Achieve a net-zero energy home, including "zero-ing" water, waste, carbon, and associated costs within fifteen years * Live affordably into the future, despite anticipated rising costs for fuel, water, materials, taxes, and health care... This comprehensive guide to building green on any budget defines the strategies that maximize the return on green investments. Written for anyone who has ever been swayed by the argument that the price tag limits how green a home can be, Green Home Building is a must-read for builders, contractors, architects, designers, and homeowners. Miki Cook is a green building and sustainability consultant who has dedicated her career to educating contractors and the public on the strategies, methods, and benefits of green homes. Doug Garrett has trained thousands of homebuilders, architects, and sub-contractors to build energy-efficient homes using applied building science to improve comfort, durability, and healthfulness while meeting or exceeding the energy code
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Midwest
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Cook, Miki
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728/.047
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Garrett, Doug
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  • Ecological houses
  • Ecological houses
  • House construction
  • Dwellings
  • Sustainable architecture
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adult
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Green home building: : money-saving strategies for an affordable, healthy, high-performance home, Miki Cook & Doug Garrett, (ebook)
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9781550925739
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MWT11861084
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Green home building: : money-saving strategies for an affordable, healthy, high-performance home, Miki Cook & Doug Garrett, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781550925739
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11861084
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11861084
System control number
MWT11861084
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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