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Sustainable Homes (Sustainable Futures)

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Published by Smart Apple Media .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Juvenile Environmental Studies,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Science,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • House & Home,
  • Science & Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection,
  • Architecture,
  • Science & Nature - Environmental Science & Ecology,
  • Dwellings,
  • Ecological houses,
  • Energy conservation,
  • Environmental aspects,
  • Housing,
  • Juvenile literature

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8790411M
ISBN 101583409823
ISBN 109781583409824

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View our complete catalog of authoritative Environment and Sustainability related book titles and textbooks published by Routledge and CRC Press.   Sustainable Homes Sustainable Home is an inspirational and practical guidebook to maintaining a more sustainable household. Sustainable lifestyle blogger and professional Christine Liu takes you on a tour through the rooms of your home – the living area, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom – offering tips, tricks and 18 step-by-step projects designed to help you lead a more low-impact lifestyle/5(36). Sustainable Home is a stylish, inspirational and practical guidebook to maintaining a more environmentally friendly household. Sustainable lifestyle blogger and professional Christine Liu takes you on a tour through the rooms of your home the living area, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom offering tips, tricks and 18 step-by-step projects designed to help you lead a more/5.   NEW SUSTAINABLE HOMES will show readers will learn about the many materials and techniques that make up today's sustainable house, including: 1) the use of pervious concrete on driveways that allows water to seep through to the water table below. 2) using bio–fiber panels in lieu of plywood for interior finishing.

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