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Reader's Digest Energy-Efficient Home Manual : Expert Guidance on Saving Energy and Conserving Water

Reader's Digest Energy-Efficient Home Manual

Expert Guidance on Saving Energy and Conserving Water

Hardcover

Published: 28th September 2007
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Soaring fuel bills, summer water shortages and a concern for the environment and the damaging effects of greenhouse gases mean that homeowners everywhere are growing more and more interested in cutting down their energy and water consumption.

Even without the prospect of tax incentives for installing 'green' measures around your home, energy-saving is currently one of the hottest topics in the DIY world and this handy book should be the green DIY-er's bible. With advice on assessing your home's energy efficiency and dozens of simple energy-saving and water-wise tips, you'll be able to cut down your bills in a flash.

There are also clear, illustrated step-by-step projects for installing loft insulation, draught-proofing your doors and windows, improving the efficiency of your central heating, fixing wasteful dripping taps and much more.

Introduction p.6
The Energy-Efficient Home p.10
Saving Energy p.14
Insulation and Ventilation p.32
Heating p.58
Conserving Water p.90
Products and Suppliers p.123
Index p.125
Acknowledgements p.128

ISBN: 9780276442582
ISBN-10: 027644258X
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 28th September 2007
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8  x 2.7
Weight (kg): 0.625