Rainwater Collection for the Mechanically Challenged Book and DVD

Rainwater Collection for the Mechanically ChallengedAuthor(s): Suzy Banks, Richard Heinichen

This 108-page handbook isn’t only cute, it’s smart and funny, too. We cover everything from determining how much rainwater you need to collect to trouble-shooting a problem pump. Read the 1st chapter as a PDF here.

 

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This is a video that covers the same territory as the book, except it has moving pictures and music. Like the book, this video is highly informative and exquisitely silly. With a Texas deadpan, Richard Heinichen delivers step-by-step instructions for installing most of the components of a residential rainwater collection system. (He leaves pump installation and control up to the manufacturer’s instructions to avoid any potential for suicidal boredom.) Richard describes storage tanks and roof collection systems, illustrates system sizing, displays filters and disinfecting components, shows how to install gutters, piping, tanks and other assorted components, and explains how to maintain your system.

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EEBA Building Better Homes DVD

EEBA Building Better Homes DVDCreated for builders, architects, and remodelers, this DVD-ROM shows you how to use the latest tools and techniques of building science to construct comfortable, energy-efficient homes. Building-science pioneer and world-renowned educator Mark LaLiberte demonstrates a wide range of cutting-edge procedures that are breaking new ground in the evolving world of green building. Six hours of interactive content includes:

  • Installation videos
  • Special animation
  • Close-up photos
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Printable construction drawings & checklists
  • Work forms for on-site use

Building Better Homes takes you through every step of the process, from choosing the site and building the foundation to heating, cooling, plumbing, and electrical systems. Ideal for foremen, supervisors, and subcontractors, this hands-on reference delivers clear, specific, practical information you can use very day on the job.

The Rammed Earth Renaissance (VHS)

The Rammed Earth Renaissance (VHS)By David Easton

Studio: EarthWright Institute

VHS Release Date: June 1, 1999

Run Time: 31 minutes

ASIN: 0965233502

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Your House, Your Health: A Non-Toxic Building Guide (Video Tape) [VHS]

Your House, Your Health: A Non-Toxic Building Guide (Video Tape) [VHS] Author(s): John Bower

Publisher: The Healthy House Institute (1992)

ISBN: 0963715615

ISBN-13: 978-0963715616

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Learn how to build a house that will enhance health rather than compromise it. As you tour a model healthy house, John Bower explains all these features. 27-minute video.