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The Resource Ecohouse : a design guide, Sue Roaf with Manuel Fuentes and Stephanie Thomas-Rees, (electronic book)

Ecohouse : a design guide, Sue Roaf with Manuel Fuentes and Stephanie Thomas-Rees, (electronic book)

Label
Ecohouse : a design guide
Title
Ecohouse
Title remainder
a design guide
Statement of responsibility
Sue Roaf with Manuel Fuentes and Stephanie Thomas-Rees
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Have all the knowledge at your fingertips, with this 'how-to' guide to ecohouse design. Learn about the building materials and technology that you need to use to make your house 'green'. Case studies from around the world illustrate the best examples of eco design and inspire your own eco-designs.
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Roaf, Susan
Dewey number
728.047
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NA2542.35
LC item number
.R63 2013
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Fuentes, Manuel
  • Thomas, Stephanie
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  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Ecological houses
  • Architecture and energy conservation
Summary expansion
Sue Roaf is famed for her approach to design and her awareness of energy efficiency. Here she reveals the concepts, structures and techniques that lie behind the realization of her ideals. By using her own house as a case study, Roaf guides the reader through the ideas for energy-efficient design or 'eco-design'. Now in its fourth edition, the bestselling Ecohouse continues to be both a technical guide and an inspiration for thousands of architects, designers and eco-builders all over the world. Ecohouse provides design information about the latest low-impact materials and technologies, showcasing the newest and best g̀€reen' solutions. Revised and updated, this edition also includes new case studies inspiring readers with more real-life examples of how to make an ecohouse work
Target audience
specialized
Label
Ecohouse : a design guide, Sue Roaf with Manuel Fuentes and Stephanie Thomas-Rees, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: Amsterdam; London: Architectural, 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. Starting your Design 2. The Environmental Impact of Building Materials 3. Pushing the Building Envelope 4. Designing for Body and Soul 5. Ventilation 6. Health and Happiness in the Home 7. Passive Solar Design 8. Photovoltaics 9. Solar Hot Water Systems 10. Using Water Wisely 11. Small-Scale Wind Systems 12. Hydro Power 13. Ground Source Heat Pumps (GSHP) 14. Lime and Low-Energy Masonry 15. Biomass: Making the Right Choices 16. Tools for Understanding the Case Studies
Control code
purchAH27088092
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xxxvi, 494 p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
After 5 minutes Preview, click on 2Request Access3, fill in a form with your details. If triggered, the book will be loaned and tied to the one user for 1 week, during which time users can read or download as they choose. 4th user request triggers auto-purchase
Isbn
9781317535621
Lccn
2011050713
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Ecohouse : a design guide, Sue Roaf with Manuel Fuentes and Stephanie Thomas-Rees, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: Amsterdam; London: Architectural, 2007
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. Starting your Design 2. The Environmental Impact of Building Materials 3. Pushing the Building Envelope 4. Designing for Body and Soul 5. Ventilation 6. Health and Happiness in the Home 7. Passive Solar Design 8. Photovoltaics 9. Solar Hot Water Systems 10. Using Water Wisely 11. Small-Scale Wind Systems 12. Hydro Power 13. Ground Source Heat Pumps (GSHP) 14. Lime and Low-Energy Masonry 15. Biomass: Making the Right Choices 16. Tools for Understanding the Case Studies
Control code
purchAH27088092
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xxxvi, 494 p.
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
After 5 minutes Preview, click on 2Request Access3, fill in a form with your details. If triggered, the book will be loaned and tied to the one user for 1 week, during which time users can read or download as they choose. 4th user request triggers auto-purchase
Isbn
9781317535621
Lccn
2011050713
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
Specific material designation
remote

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