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Greening Your Home

By Clayton Bennett

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McGraw-Hill Professional

Two Penn Plaza, 23rd Floor

New York, NY  10121 USA

877-833-5524

www.mhprofessional.com

A conservation and money-saving tool, Greening Your Home provides 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.

 

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You will learn how to incorporate sustainability into your house in attractive, 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

Also discussed are:

 

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 Insulation

Recent 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/Dryers

Green 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

 

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Greening Your Home :  Created on February 21st, 2009.  Last Modified on June 19th, 2011

 

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