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The complete guide to a green home : the good citizen's guide to Earth-friendly remodeling & home maintenance / by Philip Schmidt.

Schmidt, Philip. (Author).
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Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 643.7 SCH 2011 (Text) 39206020434906 NonFiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781589233799 (soft cover : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1589233794 (soft cover : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 239 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Creative Pub. International, [2008]

Content descriptions

General Note:
At head of title: Black & Decker.
Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Going Green -- Introduction -- Green kitchens -- Green bathrooms -- Green living spaces -- Green yards -- Heating, cooling & ventilation -- Green lighting -- The thermal envelope -- Appendix: Solar for the home.
Summary, etc.:
"Features popular home remodeling projects and maintenance information from an approach that's 100% green"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Ecological houses > Design and construction.
Dwellings > Maintenance and repair.
Environmental protection > Citizen participation.
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The Complete Guide to A Green Home
Going Green---an Introduction
5(12)
The Principles of Green
6(4)
Choosing Materials
10(7)
Green Kitchens
17(64)
What Makes a Kitchen Green?
18(2)
Green Kitchen Appliances
20(8)
Replacing a Dishwasher
28(6)
Water for Drinking & Recycling
34(6)
Carbon Water Filtration Systems
40(2)
Reverse-osmosis Water Filtration Systems
42(6)
Kitchen Lighting
48(4)
Under-Cabinet Fluorescent Task Lighting
52(2)
Cabinets & Countertops
54(12)
Laminate Countertops
66(8)
Flooring
74(7)
Green Bathrooms
81(50)
Must be Something in the Water
82(2)
Low-Flow Fixtures
84(4)
Low-Flush Toilets
88(6)
Water-Saving Urinals
94(10)
Hot Water Systems
104(8)
Preventing Mold
112(2)
Bathroom Vent Fans
114(4)
Bathroom Surfaces
118(2)
Preparing for New Tile in Wet Areas
120(4)
Converted Vanity Cabinets
124(7)
Green Living Spaces
131(30)
Comfy, Cozy & Green
132(2)
Choosing Paints & Other Finishes
134(6)
Flooring
140(2)
Carpet Tiles
142(4)
Bamboo Flooring
146(6)
Can a Green Home Have a Hearth?
152(2)
Direct-Vent Gas Fireplace
154(7)
Green Yards
161(26)
As Green as It's Meant to Be
162(2)
Greening Up Your Outdoor Home
164(4)
Efficient Watering Techniques
168(2)
Drip Irrigation Systems
170(2)
Rainwater Collection Systems
172(2)
Patios, Decks & Paving
174(4)
Composite Decking
178(4)
Permeable Patio Surfaces
182(5)
Heating, Cooling & Ventilation
187(20)
Understanding Your Home's Circulatory System
188(2)
Cooling a Green Home
190(6)
Ceiling Fans
196(2)
Efficient Home Heating
198(4)
Programmable Thermostats
202(5)
Green Lighting
207(10)
New Fluorescents
208(4)
Fluorescent Light Fixtures
212(2)
Tubular Skylights
214(3)
The Thermal Envelope
217(11)
The Good Kind of Audit
218(2)
Insulating & Air-Sealing Your Home
220(6)
Energy-Efficient Windows
226(2)
Appendix: Solar for the Home 228(7)
Glossary 235(1)
Metric Conversions 236(1)
Credits/Resources 237(1)
Index 238


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