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Old House Eco Handbook

Forfatter: Roger Hunt
Sider: 192
Sprog: Engelsk
Udgivelsesår: 2013
Udgiver: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
ISBN
9780711232785
Varenummer: udl15014
Levering: Ikke på lager. Forventet leveringstid inden for 5-12 hverdage
A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO RETROFITTING FOR ENERGY-EFFICIENCY AND SUSTAINABILITY

Old House Eco Handbook is a companion volume to the authors highly successful Old House Handbook, published in association with the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB).

It seeks to answer the questions homeowners and others are asking about how to make old houses medieval and timber-framed, Georgian, Victorian or Edwardian terraces, energy-efficient and sustainable. This book includes sections on:

Roofs and ceilings insulation options
Windows and Doors draft proofing, secondary glazing
Painting and limewashing
Energy and water solar panels, hydro-power, water efficiency and recycling

Energy-efficiency, in particular, is vital to cut carbon emissions, a major contributor to global warming. How should we go about this without devaluing future sustainability or the appeal and character of old homes by the use of inappropriate solutions? Old House Eco Handbook sets out to provide the answers.