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The Complete Guide to the Green Home : Black & Decker - Philip Schmidt

The Complete Guide to the Green Home

Black & Decker

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Go Green & Gain Peace of Mind

With this book, readers can sleep well knowing their remodelling and repair practices are protecting the environment and keeping their families healthy.

This beautiful step-by-step guide features a host of practical projects and practices for green-thinking homeowners with a hands-on attitude. Offering a boost for the spirit, a refresher for the body and a balm for the planet, it is a comprehensive primer for eco-friendly home stewardship.

Black & Decker The Complete Guide to The Green Home is the first home remodelling book to recognise both the broadening appeal of green practices and the fact that working within those guidelines can be done without extraordinary methods or premium prices.

From kitchen remodelling to landscaping to installing lighting and flooring, there is hardly an aspect of modern homeownership that can't be conducted with a preference for sustainable products, efficient energy use and reduced toxicity. Truly consumer-friendly, this new book presents a succession of manageable green projects shown with detailed photography and accompanied by sound instructions. Part of the industry-leading Black & Decker The Complete Guide line of books, The Complete Guide to The Green Home is a hardworking handbook for home remodelling and maintenance that improves our quality of life while remaining easy on the Earth.

This book includes:

  • An introduction to today's green principles and materials
  • Choosing and installing renewable building materials
  • Preventing mould and mildew
  • Improving air quality
  • Reducing heating and cooling costs
  • Landscaping with less water and fewer chemicals.

ISBN: 9781589233799
ISBN-10: 9781599213897
Series: Black & Decker Complete Guide To...
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1st August 2008
Dimensions (cm): 27.102 x 20.752  x 1.499
Weight (kg): 0.848