New Sustainable Homes: Designs for Healthy Living

New Sustainable Homes Designs for Healthy Living What makes a sustainable house a sustainable home NEW SUSTAINABLE HOMES will address that question by presenting a wide range of projects where the architect and client have made a conscientious effor

  • Title: New Sustainable Homes: Designs for Healthy Living
  • Author: James Grayson Trulove
  • ISBN: 9780061138911
  • Page: 123
  • Format: Hardcover
  • New Sustainable Homes: Designs for Healthy Living

    What makes a sustainable house a sustainable home NEW SUSTAINABLE HOMES will address that question by presenting a wide range of projects where the architect and client have made a conscientious effort to incorporate sustainability into the design of the home and construction materials used in its execution The result is a home that is less toxic to live in, is cheaper toWhat makes a sustainable house a sustainable home NEW SUSTAINABLE HOMES will address that question by presenting a wide range of projects where the architect and client have made a conscientious effort to incorporate sustainability into the design of the home and construction materials used in its execution The result is a home that is less toxic to live in, is cheaper to operate, and often gives back to the environment rather than taking away Also, and this is the most important consideration for many, it is a great looking, highly livable home that not only retains its value but has been shown to increase in value quickly than conventionally conceived houses because of cheaper operating expenses These designers and their clients are not on the fringeW SUSTAINABLE HOMES will show readers will learn about the many materials and techniques that make up today s sustainable house, including 1 the use of pervious concrete on driveways that allows water to seep through to the water table below.2 using bio fiber panels in lieu of plywood for interior finishing3 using organic, green roofs that improve insulation, absorb sound and manage storm water runoff4 solar water heating systems5 use of high thermal performance windows6 photovoltaic electrical systems

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    One thought on “New Sustainable Homes: Designs for Healthy Living

    1. Heather

      a visually beautiful book with lots of interesting ideas. Mostly southern US homes, not much for my northern climate. Nice descriptions of what the homes are about. I also like that he identifies the architects involved.

    2. Jennifer

      Non-toxic materials, cheaper operating costs, beautiful design built for human scale, sensitivity the existing site and the environment as a whole. This is the way building should be- healthy for mind body and soul.

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