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The Resource Green home building : money-saving strategies for an affordable, healthy, high-performance home, Miki Cook & Doug Garrett

Green home building : money-saving strategies for an affordable, healthy, high-performance home, Miki Cook & Doug Garrett

Label
Green home building : money-saving strategies for an affordable, healthy, high-performance home
Title
Green home building
Title remainder
money-saving strategies for an affordable, healthy, high-performance home
Statement of responsibility
Miki Cook & Doug Garrett
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cook, Miki
Dewey number
728/.047
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TH4860
LC item number
.C66 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Garrett, Doug
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ecological houses
  • Ecological houses
  • House construction
  • Dwellings
  • Sustainable architecture
Target audience
adult
Label
Green home building : money-saving strategies for an affordable, healthy, high-performance home, Miki Cook & Doug Garrett
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 14
  • 10
  • Keeping It Green
  • 265
  • Periodic Maintenance and Repairs
  • 267
  • Commissioning
  • 268
  • Lifestyle Choices
  • 269
  • Protecting Your Health
  • Other Considerations for Site Selection
  • 270
  • Green Makeovers
  • 272
  • Green Power Alternatives
  • 278
  • Section 2
  • Getting to Zero
  • 11
  • Zero Energy Capable Home Model
  • 281
  • 19
  • Net Zero Defined
  • 282
  • Typical American Home
  • 284
  • Our Baseline Home
  • 285
  • Net Zero Home Model
  • 289
  • 12
  • Net Zero Water
  • Payback on This Investment
  • 305
  • Water-Energy Connection
  • 307
  • Where Does the Water Go?
  • 308
  • How Much Water Is Available
  • 318
  • Case Studies
  • 326
  • How Low Can You Go?
  • 23
  • 328
  • 13
  • Zero Waste
  • 331
  • Waste Beyond the Household
  • 331
  • Waste Prevention
  • 336
  • Waste Diversion
  • 338
  • 2
  • Key to Making Changes in Your Life
  • 341
  • 14
  • Zero Your Carbon Footprint
  • 343
  • Revisiting Section One from a Carbon Perspective
  • 344
  • Our Carbon Reduction Plan
  • 359
  • 15
  • Size Matters
  • Zero Cost Premium
  • 363
  • Reducing Your Total Cost of Ownership
  • 364
  • Reducing Your Construction Costs
  • 365
  • Healthy and High Performance
  • 368
  • Putting It All Together
  • 371
  • 31
  • Assessing Your Needs
  • 33
  • Section 1
  • Paybacks on Right-Sizing Your Home
  • 37
  • 3
  • Design, Design, Design: Everything You Need to Know
  • 39
  • 1
  • Designing for Your Site
  • 39
  • 2
  • Designing for Passive Systems
  • Show Me the Money
  • 49
  • 3
  • Designing for Resource Efficiency
  • 64
  • Payback On Design Elements
  • 95
  • 4
  • Building Products and Materials: Shades of Green
  • 97
  • Global Citizens
  • 1
  • 97
  • Building Product Research
  • 99
  • Selecting Building Materials
  • 109
  • How We Use Building Materials
  • 128
  • Paybacks: Return on Investment for Building Materials: The Real Cost of Housing
  • 155
  • 5
  • Location, Location, Location
  • Construction Waste: The 8,000-Pound Gorilla of Cost Savings
  • 157
  • Money in the Dumpster
  • 157
  • Three Strategies for Waste Reduction
  • 159
  • Payback: Return on Investment for Construction Waste Diversion Practices
  • 173
  • 6
  • Equipment and Systems
  • 11
  • 175
  • Efficiency Ratings
  • 176
  • HVAC: Heating, Ventilation and Cooling Systems
  • 177
  • Hot Water Systems
  • 196
  • Rainwater, Greywater and Onsite Sewage Systems
  • 199
  • Electrical Systems
  • Smart Growth
  • 202
  • Paybacks: Return on Investment from High-efficiency System Upgrades
  • 214
  • 7
  • Health and Environment
  • 217
  • Toxins
  • 217
  • Strategies for Improved Indoor Air Quality
  • 222
  • 13
  • Other Health Concerns
  • 233
  • 8
  • Outdoor Living
  • 239
  • Defining Your Outdoor Living Spaces
  • 240
  • Landscaping
  • 242
  • 9
  • Analyzing Your Building Site
  • Green Bling
  • 251
  • Modest Green Home
  • 253
  • Mainstream Green Home
  • 256
  • Custom Green Home
  • 259
  • Avoid Wasting Money
  • 263
Control code
ocn870289223
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 417 pages
Isbn
9780865717794
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
728.047 C772 ; XX-N ; LAP ; A14BP053.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 870289223
  • (OCoLC)870289223
Label
Green home building : money-saving strategies for an affordable, healthy, high-performance home, Miki Cook & Doug Garrett
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 14
  • 10
  • Keeping It Green
  • 265
  • Periodic Maintenance and Repairs
  • 267
  • Commissioning
  • 268
  • Lifestyle Choices
  • 269
  • Protecting Your Health
  • Other Considerations for Site Selection
  • 270
  • Green Makeovers
  • 272
  • Green Power Alternatives
  • 278
  • Section 2
  • Getting to Zero
  • 11
  • Zero Energy Capable Home Model
  • 281
  • 19
  • Net Zero Defined
  • 282
  • Typical American Home
  • 284
  • Our Baseline Home
  • 285
  • Net Zero Home Model
  • 289
  • 12
  • Net Zero Water
  • Payback on This Investment
  • 305
  • Water-Energy Connection
  • 307
  • Where Does the Water Go?
  • 308
  • How Much Water Is Available
  • 318
  • Case Studies
  • 326
  • How Low Can You Go?
  • 23
  • 328
  • 13
  • Zero Waste
  • 331
  • Waste Beyond the Household
  • 331
  • Waste Prevention
  • 336
  • Waste Diversion
  • 338
  • 2
  • Key to Making Changes in Your Life
  • 341
  • 14
  • Zero Your Carbon Footprint
  • 343
  • Revisiting Section One from a Carbon Perspective
  • 344
  • Our Carbon Reduction Plan
  • 359
  • 15
  • Size Matters
  • Zero Cost Premium
  • 363
  • Reducing Your Total Cost of Ownership
  • 364
  • Reducing Your Construction Costs
  • 365
  • Healthy and High Performance
  • 368
  • Putting It All Together
  • 371
  • 31
  • Assessing Your Needs
  • 33
  • Section 1
  • Paybacks on Right-Sizing Your Home
  • 37
  • 3
  • Design, Design, Design: Everything You Need to Know
  • 39
  • 1
  • Designing for Your Site
  • 39
  • 2
  • Designing for Passive Systems
  • Show Me the Money
  • 49
  • 3
  • Designing for Resource Efficiency
  • 64
  • Payback On Design Elements
  • 95
  • 4
  • Building Products and Materials: Shades of Green
  • 97
  • Global Citizens
  • 1
  • 97
  • Building Product Research
  • 99
  • Selecting Building Materials
  • 109
  • How We Use Building Materials
  • 128
  • Paybacks: Return on Investment for Building Materials: The Real Cost of Housing
  • 155
  • 5
  • Location, Location, Location
  • Construction Waste: The 8,000-Pound Gorilla of Cost Savings
  • 157
  • Money in the Dumpster
  • 157
  • Three Strategies for Waste Reduction
  • 159
  • Payback: Return on Investment for Construction Waste Diversion Practices
  • 173
  • 6
  • Equipment and Systems
  • 11
  • 175
  • Efficiency Ratings
  • 176
  • HVAC: Heating, Ventilation and Cooling Systems
  • 177
  • Hot Water Systems
  • 196
  • Rainwater, Greywater and Onsite Sewage Systems
  • 199
  • Electrical Systems
  • Smart Growth
  • 202
  • Paybacks: Return on Investment from High-efficiency System Upgrades
  • 214
  • 7
  • Health and Environment
  • 217
  • Toxins
  • 217
  • Strategies for Improved Indoor Air Quality
  • 222
  • 13
  • Other Health Concerns
  • 233
  • 8
  • Outdoor Living
  • 239
  • Defining Your Outdoor Living Spaces
  • 240
  • Landscaping
  • 242
  • 9
  • Analyzing Your Building Site
  • Green Bling
  • 251
  • Modest Green Home
  • 253
  • Mainstream Green Home
  • 256
  • Custom Green Home
  • 259
  • Avoid Wasting Money
  • 263
Control code
ocn870289223
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xiii, 417 pages
Isbn
9780865717794
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
728.047 C772 ; XX-N ; LAP ; A14BP053.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 870289223
  • (OCoLC)870289223

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