Building Today's Green Home
Practical, Cost-effective and Eco-responsible HomebuildingBook - 2009 | 1st ed.
Make Your Green Home a Reality!
Building the right-sized green home involves making eco-smart decisions. In Building Today's Green Home , you will learn:How to choose the correct location of your building lot and what is the optimum placement of your house to take advantage of solar energy How to design the right-sized home for your needs now and in the future What are the best sustainable construction materials to use for building your home About the newest insulation materials and techniques What HVAC units are the most efficient and are the best at saving energy How to grade the building lot for natural sustainability
The decisions you make today will have a huge impact on your future and the future of your children. And, building the right-sized energy-efficient home will free up investment capital for your retirement years.