The gold-standard reference for energy conservation. For homeowners, builders, remodelers, architects or anyone with a commitment to reducing energy use, The Visual Handbook of Energy Conservation fills the bill and lowers it too! It's the most comprehensive guide to reducing home energy around and the easiest to use.
Well-organized data and 800 illustrations. The Visual Handbook of Energy Conservation covers every facet of home energy conservation drawing from expert sources: manufacturers, the most current energy-related building codes, and LEED green-building and builder association information. It begins by defining BTUs and types of fuel, covers heating, cooling, hot water, and insulation, details best practices, and winds up with an overview of solar strategies.
A resource for pros and non-pros. Written and illustrated to inform the layperson and the professional, this must-have guide details both low-tech and high-tech ways to cut energy use and create a more efficient home.