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Building Your Own Sustainable and Energy Efficient House

Building Your Own Sustainable and Energy Efficient House

Author: Henry Skates
$44.99(AUD)  inc GST
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Many people aspire to one day build a house for themselves but for one reason or another they have never taken the plunge. This book explains how to go about building a home that will save you money, save energy, minimize carbon emissions and greenhouse gas production [the main causes of climate change] and above all, provide a home of exceptional thermal comfort, not too hot, not too cold, in fact just right for you and your family.

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Features and reviews in Homebuilding & Renovating, Build It & Improvement, Grand Designs and Housebuilder magazines. Reviews in Green Building Press, Self Build & Design and BBC Good Homes magazines.

Author description

Henry Skates is a practising architect, educator, self-builder and Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method assessor. He has worked in a number of practices in Scotland and Northern Ireland, built and renovated a number of houses for himself and family, and has held lecturing positions at the Universities of Dundee, Ulster, Queens University Belfast and Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand.

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General Fields

  • : 9781847972583
  • : The Crowood Press
  • : The Crowood Press
  • : 0.722
  • : March 2011
  • : 253x195mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Henry Skates
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 690.8047
  • : 191
  • : Colour and black & white