Monday, May 20, 2013

Creating a Green Home: Planning and Design
 is now available for Kindle and in paperback

 Begin building green by planning smart.  This volume details site selection musts, passive solar features, foundation types, roofs, green materials, how to reduce construction waste, and more.  Written in easy to follow step-by-step detail, this heavily illustrated pre-construction guideline provides design checklists and sound, realistic information for anyone looking to build their own home - DIYers and those hiring architects and contractors.

Topics include:
Principles of Environmentally Responsible and Energy Efficient Home Design/Planning/Construction
Site Selection
Orienting a Home on Its Site
Reasonable Passive Solar Design
Functional and Artful Floor Plans 
What Makes a Home Function Superbly and Feel Great
and much, much more

      For anyone planning and designing their own home - whether building or remodeling.  This book gets to the bottom line of green home building and living.