Old House Eco Handbook
Old House Eco Handbook af Roger Hunt. Sider: 192. Sprog: Engelsk. Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd, 2013. Pris: kr. 319,00 (ekskl. moms).
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.