The Green Self-build Book
How to Design and Build Your Own Eco-home

By Jon Broome

The Green Self-build Book
Paperback, 288 pages £24.99
Published: 6th July 2007
ISBN: 9781903998731
Format: 255mm x 205mm

Click here to see ebook versions available
PDF, 256 pages
Published: 6th July 2007
ISBN: 9781907448386
EPUB, 256 pages
Published: 6th July 2007
ISBN: 9781907448393

Series: Sustainable Building

AI Sheets: Green_Self_Build_Book_Advanced_Information.pdf

Whether you want a turf roof, solar-powered hot water, or a superinsulated (and cost-efficient) house, you need to know the essential elements of the self-build process, and in The Green Self-Build Book, Jon Broome gives an overview of the different methods of sustainable and eco-friendly construction techniques. The book includes case studies of green building techniques such as earth and straw bale buildings and is intended for anyone who is planning a self-build project, housing professionals, students, and teachers. The Green Self-Build Book gives inspiration and information to guide you through the green self-build process.

Why build green?
Who else has built green?
Low Environmental Impact
Ozone Depletion Potential
Re-Use and Recyclability
Community involvement
Energy standards and strategy
Low energy design
How to design & specify green
Green housing
Useful links, references and contacts

Jon Broome

Jon Broome is an architect, who has self-built two houses. He was for many years Director of Architype, a London-based architectural practice working on housing, education, health and community buildings with specialist expertise in low energy design, timber-frame construction and sustainable building. He is co-author of The Self-Build Book and contributor to Housing & the Environment, published by the Chartered Institute of Housing. He lives in London, where he runs his own consultancy specializing in sustainable construction.

Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 288 pages
ISBN: 9781903998731
Format: 255mm x 205mm
over 100 colour photos and 50 line drawings

Binding: Electronic book text, 256 pages
ISBN: 9781907448386
Format: PDF
over 100 colour photos and 50 line drawings

Binding: Electronic book text, 256 pages
ISBN: 9781907448393
Format: EPUB
over 100 colour photos and 50 line drawings

BISAC Code:  ARC018000, SCI020000, TEC005000
Imprint: Green Books

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