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You know that: * The ice caps are melting * The seasons are changing * Sea levels are rising * Storms are on the increase But what can you DO about it? ...PLENTY! This book puts the power back into your hands in the face of the doom and gloom of climate change. You don't have to wait for 'someone else to sort it out'; rather than worry and feel helpless, you can get up and do something. Climate Change is packed with ideas for action, from simple... more...
What if the best responses to peak oil and climate change don’t come from government, but from you and me and the people around us? In 2008, the best-selling The Transition Handbook suggested a model for a community-led response to peak oil and climate change. Since then, the Transition idea has gone viral across the globe, from Italian villages and Brazilian favelas to universities and London neighborhoods. In contrast to the... more...
An updated guide to designing buildings that heat with the sun, cool with the wind, and light with the sky. This fully updated Third Edition covers principles of designing buildings that use the sun for heating, wind for cooling, and daylight for natural lighting. With 432 printed pages and a 450-page electronic book, supplemented with Digital Extras, this package supplies the preliminary design tools and strategies for achieving... more...
Tall buildings represent one of the most energy-intensive architectural typologies, while at the same time offering the high density work and living conditions that many believe will an important constituent of future sustainable communities. How, then, can their environmental impact be lessened? This insightful book takes in: an overview of the tall building and its impacts (looking at cityscape, place, mobility, microclimate,... more...
Build your own recording studio at a cost lower than you ever thought possible! This book includes 12 tested and proven designs. Here's the perfect reference for anyone planning to build or remodel a recording studio on a shoe-string budget. Whether your interest is in radio, audio-visual, film, or television production, you can build an efficient, fully functional studio with no special training or knowledge of acoustics. Bypassing heavy-duty math... more...
Yes, cleaning can be an enlightening experience. "Zen and the Art of Housekeeping" teaches even the most novice mopper how to find peace while dealing with dust and dirt. Their floors and counters will shine as they become one with their home. From scrubbing the sink to folding laundry, mundane chores become steps on the path to Zen."Zen and the Art of Housekeeping" challenges readers to put more than elbow grease into their daily routine. This book... more...
Hundreds of humorous yet helpful tips on using brand-name household products are presented by the author from his wackyuses database. He explains what chore or problem the product can be used for, such as using Alka-Seltzer( to clean a toilet, or using Bounce( to remove soap scum from shower doors.
     From the man who’s been called the Mad Scientist of Home Improvement—who taught Jay Leno to shave with Jif Peanut Butter and helped Rosie O’Donnell condition her hair with Reddi-wip—here is another irresistible volume filled with fun, offbeat ways to fix things around the house and garden using brand-name products already on hand. Readers of Joey Green's Fix-It Magic will delight in... more...
A concise, quick-reference guide to save money and headaches when closing on a home Fraught with arcane rituals, hidden traps and pitfalls, and confusing legal mumbo jumbo, the closing can be the most harrowing part of the home buying equation. Modeled after Robert Irwin's popular Home Buyer's Checklist, this book is packed with checklists, pointers, questions, and tactics that help a home buyer close the deal without losing his... more...
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