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Main Title Natural house : a complete guide to healthy, energy-efficient, environmental homes /
Author Chiras, Daniel D.
Publisher Chelsea Green Pub.,
Year Published 2000
OCLC Number 43615305
ISBN 1890132578 (alk. paper)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBM  TH4815.C485 2000 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 03/25/2005
Collation x, 468 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 441-459) and index.
Contents Notes pt. 1: The sustainable imperative. Striking out in a new direction -- pt. 2: Choices. Rammed earth homes ; Straw bale homes ; Earthships and beyond ; Adobe homes ; Cob homes ; Cordwood homes ; Log homes ; Stone homes ; Emerging natural building techniques -- pt. 3: Sustainable systems. Energy independence : passive solar heading and cooling ; Energy independence : generating electricity from sun, wind, and water ; Environmentally sustainable water systems ; Green building materials : creating the ultimate environmentally friendly home ; Site considerations : choosing a site, protecting it during construction, and restoring the land ; Building an alternative home : what you need to know to get your home built.
Place Published White River Junction, Vt. :
PUB Date Free Form c2000.
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 00022725
OCLC Time Stamp 20061031171035
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 02037cam 22003734a 45020