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Eco Design Outside: Green Outside the House

Binding: Softcover
List Price: $26.99
Our Price: $3.90 CAD
Qty Avail: 12

ISBN: 9781770851306
Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd
Language: English
Page Count: 160
Publication Date: 8/30/2012
Size: 9.17" l x 7.41" w x 0.43"
Series: N/A

Category Subject
Architecture Design & Drafting
A practical guide to outdoor features and landscaping for the green home. Eco Design Outside features dozens of photographs of cutting-edge designs in real-life context with informative captions, house and garden plans, and electrical, water and lighting schematics. Combining ideas with achievability, the book is more than inspiring; it is eminently useful. Some of the topics are: Lighting -- Room orientation to the sun, solar tubes to redirect sunlight indoors, home-security lighting automation interfaced with communication needs Water Conservation -- Rainwater collection and recirculation systems, solar showers, efficient watering devices Landscaping -- Living walls, green roofs, natural pools ("biopools"), xeriscaping garden plans and plants Ecological Building Materials -- Furniture, benches, decking and fencing, natural oil treatments, paving and stonework.

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