Old House Eco Handbook: A Practical Guide To Retrofitting For Energy Efficiency And Sustainability by Roger HuntOld House Eco Handbook: A Practical Guide To Retrofitting For Energy Efficiency And Sustainability by Roger Hunt

Old House Eco Handbook: A Practical Guide To Retrofitting For Energy Efficiency And Sustainability

byRoger Hunt, Marianne SuhrForeword byKevin Mccloud

Hardcover | September 17, 2019

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How should we go about making old houses energy efficient without devaluing future sustainability or the appeal and character of old homes by the use of inappropriate solutions?

This practical and essential guide to retrofitting for energy-efficiency seeks to provide answers to this and other the questions homeowners of old houses are asking. Whether your house is medieval and timber-framed, Georgian, Victorian, or Edwardian terrace, it can be made more energy-efficient and sustainable, and this practical and comprehensive handbook will show you how.

Updated throughout for in a new edition,Old House Eco Handbookincludes chapters on the building envelope; roofs and ceilings; windows and doors; walls; floors; paints; energy and water; plus a brand new chapter on retrofit materials. This is a must have for owners of old houses looking to make their homes more energy-efficient and sustainable.
Roger Hunt, co-author (with Marianne Suhr) ofOld House Handbook, is an award-winning writer and blogger with a particular interest in sustainable and vernacular architecture and the materials and techniques used in construction. He is the author ofRural Britain: Then and Now, a celebration of the British countryside,Villages of England...
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Title:Old House Eco Handbook: A Practical Guide To Retrofitting For Energy Efficiency And SustainabilityFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:208 pages, 10.85 × 10.15 × 0.85 inShipping dimensions:10.85 × 10.15 × 0.85 inPublished:September 17, 2019Publisher:White Lion PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0711239770

ISBN - 13:9780711239777

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How should we go about making old houses energy efficient without devaluing future sustainability or the appeal and character of old homes by the use of inappropriate solutions?This practical and essential guide to retrofitting for energy-efficiency seeks to provide answers to this and other the questions homeowners of old houses are asking. Whether your house is medieval and timber-framed, Georgian, Victorian, or Edwardian terrace, it can be made more energy-efficient and sustainable, and this practical and comprehensive handbook will show you how.Updated throughout for in a new edition,Old House Eco Handbookincludes chapters on the building envelope; roofs and ceilings; windows and doors; walls; floors; paints; energy and water; plus a brand new chapter on retrofit materials. This is a must have for owners of old houses looking to make their homes more energy-efficient and sustainable.