Author(s): S Costa
Called the "new architecture for the new world," sustainable building is firmly established as an important influence on residential design. This book is a complete guide to the structural features and interior and exterior elements that make a house healthy for its residents and for Earth. From solar roofs to sinks that flush the toilet by recycling their gray water, There are any number of options, expensive and inexpensive, that can turn into a home into an "eco-house." This is a fascinating volume packed with descriptive photographs and the most current expert information. Builders, contractors, designers, and home owners will find it inspiring and practical.