Choose Green Systems That Conserve Resources While Matching Your Budget and Lifestyle
A vital conservation and money-saving tool, Greening Your Home provides helpful information that will help you select sustainable green options that match your specific needs for every system in your house. This “one-stop” guide provides the latest information on systems and materials that conserve resources for a cleaner, more energy-efficient home.
From the lively writing, with illustrations and examples, you will learn how to incorporate sustainability into your house in beautiful, cost-effective, and environmentally responsible ways. Both inspirational and practical, Greening Your Home features:
Your Complete Guide to a Green, Energy-Efficient HomeMaterial Options: · Structural Insulated Panels · Low-VOC Paints · Replacement Windows · Green Certified Doors · Glass Block · Fly Ash Concrete · Bamboo and Cork Flooring · Plastic Plumbing Pipe · Red Cedar Siding · Recycled Insulation Recent Technology: · Power Consumption Monitors · Timers and Motion Sensors · Low-Flow Plumbing Fixtures · On-demand Water Heaters · Radiant In-floor Heating · Heat and Energy Recovery Ventilators · Whole-house Fans · Spray Foam Insulation · Induction Cooktops · Horizontal Axis Washers/Dryers Green Practices: · Reducing Your Carbon Footprint · Green Power · Saving Money Twice · Community-Supported Agriculture · Growing Your Own Food · Composting Biodegradables · Using Graywater · Making Your Own Cleaning Products · Reusing Containers · Xeriscaping
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Clayton Bennett has more than 15 years experience as an author and editor specializing in home improvement and environmental topics. He has co-authored two prior books and has contributed to numerous print and online publications.
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