How should we go about making old houses energy efficient without devaluing future sustainability or the appeal and character of old homes by the use of inappropriate solutions?
This practical and essential guide to retrofitting for energy-efficiency seeks to provide answers to this and other the questions homeowners of old houses are asking. Whether your house is medieval and timber-framed, Georgian, Victorian, or Edwardian terrace, it can be made more energy-efficient and sustainable, and this practical and comprehensive handbook will show you how.
Updated throughout for in a new edition, Old House Eco Handbook includes chapters on the building envelope; roofs and ceilings; windows and doors; walls; floors; paints; energy and water; plus a brand new chapter on retrofit materials. This is a must have for owners of old houses looking to make their homes more energy-efficient and sustainable.