by Derek Wrigley (Revised Edition 2012)
A guide to retrofitting your home.
Sustainable ideas, using natural energies, to improve existing houses in a cool temporate climate.
Clearly explains how to identify retrofitting potential when buying a home;
Rationalise energy and water consumption; Provide sunshine in southern rooms;
Use ventilation and insulaton to reduce the need for artificial heating and cooling; Create a beautiful landscape which also contributes to your household energy efficiency.
With detailed descriptions, 46 photographs, and over 100 diagrams, this is an ideal, practical guide for anyone who wants to make their home more comfortable and save money on energy bills while increasing the value of their house and addressing the causes of global warming.