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Book Data

ISBN: 9781890132576
Year Added to Catalog: 2000
Book Format: Paperback
Book Art: b&w illustrations and photographs, resource guide, index
Number of Pages: 8 x 10, 480 pages
Book Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Old ISBN: 1890132578
Release Date: June 1, 2000
Web Product ID: 147

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A Complete Guide to Healthy, Energy-Efficient, Environmental Homes

by Daniel D. Chiras

Table of Contents

Introduction
1
Part I: The Sustainable Imperative
5

Chapter 1 Striking Out in a New Direction

Part II: Choices
31

Chapter 2 Rammed Earth Homes Chapter 3 Straw Bale Homes Chapter 4 Earthships and Beyond Chapter 5 Adobe Homes Chapter 6 Cob Homes Chapter 7 Cordwood Homes Chapter 8 Log Homes Chapter 9 Stone Homes Chapter 10 Emerging Natural Building Techniques

Part III: Sustainable Systems
253

Chapter 11 Energy Independence: Passive Solar Heating and Cooling Chapter 12 Energy Independence: Generating Electricity from Sun, Wind, and Water Chapter 13 Environmentally Sustainable Water Systems Chapter 14 Green Building Materials: Creating the Ultimate Environmentally Friendly Home Chapter 15 Site Considerations: Choosing a Site, Protecting it During Construction, and Restoring the Land Chapter 16 Building an Alternative Home: What You Need to Know to Get Your Home Built

RESOURCES INDEX

420

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