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Energy-Wise Landscape Design (A New Approach for Your Home and Garden)

List Price: $29.95
SKU:
9780865716537
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Overview

Residential consumption represents nearly one quarter of North America’s total energy use and the average homeowner spends thousands of dollars a year on power bills. To help alleviate this problem, Energy-Wise Landscape Design presents hundreds of practical ways everyone can save money, time, and effort while making their landscapes more environmentally healthy, ecologically rich, and energy efficient.

Combining general guidelines with tips, techniques, and actions, this fully illustrated guide explains the many opportunities our landscapes provide for conserving energy. Readers will learn how to:

  • Lower a home's heating and cooling costs
  • Minimize fuel used in landscape construction, maintenance, and everyday use
  • Choose landscape products and materials with lower embedded energy costs
  • Make a positive difference without a major investment or change in lifestyle

Intended for homeowners, gardeners, landscape professionals, and students, the design ideas in this book will work in every type of setting—large or small, hilly or flat, urban or rural. Written in non-scientific language with clear explanations and an easy conversational style, Energy-Wise Landscape Design is an essential resource for everyone who wants to shrink their energy footprint while enhancing their property and adding value to their home.

Sue Reed is a registered landscape architect and a specialist in ecological landscape design who has helped hundreds of homeowners create comfortable, livable, and beautiful landscapes that save energy. She is also an experienced writer and teacher whose work specifically focuses on environmentally sound, energy-efficient, and sustainable landscape design.

Customizing Options and Pricing (v)

  • Cover Imprint (1-color): $1.00/book
  • Promo-Pages (full-color printed): $2.00 / single-sided page, inquire for additional pages
  • Belly-Band Wrap (full-color printed): $2.00
  • Set-Up Charge: $40 per decoration

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  • Product Details

    Author:
    Sue Reed
    Format:
    Paperback
    Pages:
    304
    Publisher:
    New Society Publishers (April 1, 2010)
    Language:
    English
    ISBN-13:
    9780865716537
    ISBN-10:
    0865716536
    Weight:
    20.5oz
    Dimensions:
    7.5" x 9" x 0.75"
    Case Pack:
    20
    File:
    Eloquence-Perseus_CBSD_02012017_complete_onix21-20170203.xml
    Folder:
    Eloquence
    As low as:
    $22.16
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