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Energy Efficient Home - A Complete Guide - New Edition

By Patrick Waterfield

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ISBN: 9781847972590
PUBLISHED: 13/05/2011
PAGES: 176
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 40 colour photographs 48 line drawings

Reducing energy consumption and costs is an issue of ever-increasing importance and European and national legislation aimed at reducing carbon emissions is tightening up minimum energy standards for new buildings and those being extended or renovated. Energy-saving measures in the home will, therefore, become ever more cost-effective throughout our lifetimes.

The book covers every aspect of the efficient consumption of energy in the home including the following and much more:

  • The position of the dwelling, its method of construction and the materials used
  • Energy rating and the legal framework
  • Insulation and U-values
  • Windows and doors
  • Conservatories, sunrooms and loft conversions
  • Heating and hot-water systems
  • Lighting and making the best use of daylight
  • Ventilation
  • Renewable energy technologies
  • Appliances, gadgets and housekeeping
  • The wider environmental issues including water economy and recycling

This non-technical book is fully revised and updated to take account of recent legislation and developments in energy efficient products and techniques.

RRP: £12.99

Site Price: £10.39

E-Book Edition: £9.99 (incl. VAT)

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