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Author(s): Don Booth, Jonathan Booth, Peg Boyles

Publisher: Community Builders Publication

ISBN: 0960442235

ISBN-13: 978-0960442232

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Back in 1983 Don Booth’s company, Community Builders was one of the premier developers of energy efficient homes in New England. This privately published book was probably written to help . . . → Read More:

Photovoltaics in Buildings: A Handbook for Architects and Engineers

Photovoltaics in Buildings: A Handbook for Architects and Engineers

Author(s): Friedrich Sick and Thomas Erge

Publisher: Earthscan Publications Ltd.; No Edition Stated edition (January 1996)

Hardcover: 296 pages

ISBN: 1873936591

ISBN-13: 978-1873936597

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Photovoltaics provides the means to go beyond saving energy in buildings to a point where buildings become energy producers. There are . . . → Read More: Photovoltaics in Buildings: A Handbook for Architects and Engineers

The Solar Electric House: Energy for the Environmentally-Responsive, Energy-Independent Home

The Solar Electric House: Energy for the Environmentally-Responsive, Energy-Independent Home

Author(s): Steven J. Strong.

Publisher: Sustainability Press (January 1, 1994)

ISBN-10: 0963738321

ISBN-13: 978-0963738325

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The Solar Electric House by Steven J. Strong.

Excellent introduction to photovoltaic-powered houses, including design, wiring, and energy management by one of the design pioneers. Covers both stand-alone and grid-connected . . . → Read More: The Solar Electric House: Energy for the Environmentally-Responsive, Energy-Independent Home

Down to Earth Foundations Past & Present

Down to Earth Foundations Past & Present

Author(s): Jean Kerisel

Publisher: Aa Balkema Publication

Hardcover: 162 pages

ISBN: 9061916887

ISBN-13: 978-9061916888

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Written in straightforward non-technical language, with numerous diagrams and photographs, this book takes a look at ‘the invisible art’ of the great builders: how they founded their constructions in the earth . . . → Read More: Down to Earth Foundations Past & Present

How to Live Without Electricity and Like It [Illustrated]

How to Live Without Electricity and Like It [Illustrated]

Author(s): Anita Evangelista

Publisher: Breakout Productions; illustrated edition edition (November 1, 1998)

Paperback: 155 pages

ISBN-10: 0966693213

ISBN-13: 978-0966693218

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How To Live Without Electricity -And Like It! by Anita Evangelista.

There’s no need to be dependent on commercial electrical systems for your home’s comforts and . . . → Read More: How to Live Without Electricity and Like It [Illustrated]

Practical Photovoltaics: Electricity from Solar Cells

Practical Photovoltaics: Electricity from Solar Cells

Author: Richard J. Komp, Ph.D

Publisher: Aatec Publications; 3 Sub edition (February 2002)

Paperback: 197 pages

ISBN: 093794811X

ISBN-13: 978-0937948118

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Practical Photovoltaics, the now-classic reference on solar electricity, offers a unique combination of technical discussion and practical advice. Physicist, lecturer, and solar-home dweller Richard Komp . . . → Read More: Practical Photovoltaics: Electricity from Solar Cells

So Your Home Is Built on Expansive Soils: A Discussion of How Expansive Soils Affect Buildings

Author(s): Warren K. Wray (Editor)

Publisher: Amer Soc of Civil Engineers

Paperback: 65 pages

ISBN: 0784401098

ISBN-13: 978-0784401095

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Paperback

Publication date: July 1995

So Your Home Is Built on Expansive Soils: A Discussion of How Expansive Soils Affect Buildings

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The Book of Masonry Stoves: Rediscovering an Old Way of Warming

The Book of Masonry Stoves: Rediscovering an Old Way of Warming

Author(s): David Lyle

Publisher: Chelsea Green Pub Co (July 1996)

Paperback: 192 pages

ISBN: 0931790573

ISBN-13: 978-0931790577

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Masonry stoves offer good solutions to many of the problems associated with wood burning. They provide clean combustion at a high temperature, good efficiency, a high degree of . . . → Read More: The Book of Masonry Stoves: Rediscovering an Old Way of Warming

Your Home Cooling Energy Guide

Your Home Cooling Energy Guide

Author(s): John T. Krigger

Publisher: Saturn Resource Management (June 1991)

ISBN: 1880120046

ISBN-13: 978-1880120040

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This manual explores all the cooling alternatives, including shading, ventilation and air-conditioning. In addition to basic cooling principles, the book describes equipment maintenance. Although targeted at consumers, it’s also a . . . → Read More: Your Home Cooling Energy Guide

Moisture Control Handbook: Principles and Practices for Residential and Small Commercial Buildings

Moisture Control Handbook: Principles and Practices for Residential and Small Commercial Buildings

Author(s): Joseph Lstiburek & John Carmody

Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (January 1, 1996)

Hardcover: 232 pages

ISBN-10: 0471318639

ISBN-13: 978-0471318637

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In the climate-controlled buildings of today, moisture problems affect not only the useable life expectancy of the structure, but the comfort and health of . . . → Read More: Moisture Control Handbook: Principles and Practices for Residential and Small Commercial Buildings

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