Greening Your Home 1 9780071499095 Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. 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: A wealth of green building and remodeling options for homeowners Photographs and information on green products and systems and their advantages Your Complete Guide to a Green, Energy-Efficient Home Material 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 InsulationRecent 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/DryersGreen 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
Greening Your Home

Greening Your Home

1st Edition
By Clayton Bennett
ISBN10: 0071499091
ISBN13: 9780071499095
Copyright: 2008

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Program Details

Part 1: Material Changes
Chapter 1. Environmental Impact
Chapter 2. Health Impact
Chapter 3. Availability
Chapter 4. Maintenance
Chapter 5. Durability
Chapter 6. Sustainability
Chapter 7. Renewability
Chapter 8. Recyclability
Chapter 9. Simplicity
Chapter 10. Efficiency
Part II: Technology Changes
Chapter 11. Electrical 1
Chapter 12. Electrical 2
Chapter 13. Plumbing 1
Chapter 14. Plumbing 2
Chapter 15. Heating
Chapter 16. Ventilating
Chapter 17. Air Conditioning
Chapter 18. Insulating
Chapter 19. Cooking
Chapter 20. Washing
Part III: Lifestyle Changes
Chapter 21. Personal Choices
Chapter 22. Energy Sources
Chapter 23. Financial Incentives
Chapter 24. Cooperative Buying
Chapter 25. Agricultural Independence
Chapter 26. Eliminating Waste
Chapter 27. Reducing Waste
Chapter 28. Washing Up
Chapter 29. Second Chances
Chapter 30. Getting Outside

About the Author

Clayton Bennett