Christopher Day draws on his extensive experience to explain the key principles of eco-home design, focussing on natural methods rather than expensive technology.
This book was published as an in-depth guide to the selection, mixing and application of lime and clay based plasters, renders, paints and washes.
9780857842695 | Published: June 2015 | Green Books
This book explains in straightforward terms the principles of straw-bale building for self-builders, architects and construction industry professionals.
The first British book on building with hemp including background information, a practical instruction manual with full illustration, and discussion about the hemp building industry.
The Passivhaus Handbook - A practical guide to constructing and retrofitting buildings for ultra-low energy performanceBy Janet Cotterell and Adam Dadeby
This Handbook is an essential guide to realising a supremely comfortable, healthy and durable home with exceptionally low energy costs.
9780857840196 | Published: October 2012 | Green Books
This book provides an insight into the current state of the work of Peace Research Village Tamera in Portugal, in the fields of permaculture and water landscaping, solar technology and peace education.
9783927266278 | Published: January 2011 | Verlag Meiga
A Solar Buyer's Guide for the Home and Office - Navigating the Maze of Solar Options, Incentives, and InstallersBy Stephen & Rebekah Hren
Explains all the different solar options to enable property owners to make the right choices for both their energy needs and their financial security.
9781603582612 | Published: January 2011 | Chelsea Green Publishing
Local Sustainable Homes covers everything from finding land and getting planning permission to installing alternative energy options and sourcing local materials. Projects range from building a roundhouse in the woods to refurbishing council flats in Sheffield, to creating sustainable social housing in Kirklees.
9781900322768 | Published: October 2010 | Transition Books
Wind power can realistically not only replace the lionås share of oil-, coal-, and natural gasÑ fired electrical plants in the UK but also can add enough extra power capacity to allow for most of the cars in the nation to run on electricity.
9781603580304 | Published: November 2009 | Chelsea Green Publishing
The third edition of The New Solar Electric Home continues it's twenty year tradition of offering the most comprehensive guide to introducing solar power to your home.
9780937948170 | Published: September 2009 | Aatec
A book that dramatically demonstrates how nature has the power to heal and unify in our increasingly frenetic 21st-century world.
9780981565606 | Published: February 2009 | TKF Foundation
For anyone who is trying to keep up with the extremely rapid developments in the biodiesel industry, the second edition of Biodiesel: Growing a New Energy Economy is an invaluable aid. The second edition concludes with updated views on where the industry is headed in the years to come from some of its key players.
9781933392967 | Published: September 2008 | Chelsea Green Publishing
A guide to radically reduce home energy consumption, and even completely liberate your home from fossil-fuel dependency
9781933392622 | Published: July 2008 | Chelsea Green Publishing
Green Up! is a compact reference guide to greening your house, from minor improvements ñ such as what paint to use ñ to major ones, such as how to choose and install solar electric panels
9781903998946 | Published: October 2007 | Green Books
A highly illustrated, practical handbook on green self-building. Jon Broome gives an overview of the different methods of sustainable and eco-friendly construction techniques.
9781903998731 | Published: July 2007 | Green Books
- The Passivhaus Handbook - A practical guide to constructing and retrofitting buildings for ultra-low energy performance
- Organic Gardening - The natural no-dig way
- How to Grow Perennial Vegetables - Low-maintenance, low-impact vegetable gardening
- Hot Beds - How to grow early crops using an age-old technique
- How to Grow Winter Vegetables
- Creating a Forest Garden - Working with Nature to Grow Edible Crops
- The Transition Companion - Making your community more resilient in uncertain times
- The Hempcrete Book - Designing and building with hemp-lime
- The Fruit Tree Handbook
- The Weeder's Digest - Identifying and enjoying edible weeds