Toward a Zero Energy Home: A Complete Guide to Energy Self-Sufficiency at Home

A Zero Energy Home (ZEH) – a home that produces as much energy as it consumes – is an idea whose time has come! Authors David Johnston and Scott Gibson (Green from the Ground Up) explore the design and construction of self-sufficient houses from start to finish. They make the case for a ZEH; cite […]

Green Jobs: A Guide to Eco-Friendly Employment

Going green isn’t just recycling any more. With this comprehensive guide, readers can find the job of their dreams—and sleep better at night. $ 3.00

Your Role in the Green Environment Trainee Guide, Updated to LEED Version 3, Paperback

Developed by the National Center for Construction Education and Research Lead contributor: Dr. Annie Pearce, Myers-Lawson School of Construction, Virginia Tech   Now featuring a comprehensive vocabulary list, this updated new module brings together the expertise of industry and higher education in defining a topic of growing international importance: green building. Geared to entry-level craft workers or to anyone […]

Greenhouse Gardening: Greenhouse Gardening for Beginners: Absolute Beginners Guide to: Greenhouse Garden-Greenhouse Construction-Greenhouse Plans-Greenhouse … Plans, Greenhouse Growing, Garden)

Discover how to construct Greenhouse Garden inexpensivelyToday only, get this Amazon book for just .99 for a limited time. Regularly priced at .99. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. You’re about to discover the proven methods that will help you build your own Greenhouse Garden. This book goes into all […]

The Good House Book: A Common-Sense Guide to Alternative Homebuilding Solar * Straw Bale * Cob * Adobe * Earth Plaster * & More (A Natural Home Book)

From Lark Books and Natural Home magazine—which has a circulation of 200,000—comes an illustrated, unique guide to building an earth-friendly home.To create a dwelling that’s both ecologically sustainable and attractive, Natural Home magazine is the place to go. With this exquisitely illustrated guide, packed with 400 photos and illustrations, anyone can put environmentally friendly ideas […]

Making Better Buildings: A Comparative Guide to Sustainable Construction for Homeowners and Contractors

From foundation to finish, a wealth of information is available on sustainable construction methods—entire volumes have been published on individual green and natural building techniques. But with so many different ideas to choose from, there is no single resource that allows an owner or builder to quickly and objectively compare the merits of each system […]

Living Green In An Artificial World: How To Live Naturally When So Much Around You Seems Synthetic (The Healthy Home Economist® Guide) (Volume 3)

“In THE HEALTHY HOME ECONOMIST® GUIDE: LIVING GREEN IN AN ARTIFICIAL WORLD, Sarah Pope offers some useful solutions to problems we experience living in a modern industrial and technological world. Do you ever feel like unhealthy man-made materials are unavoidable ? that you are met by them at every turn? Do you feel like your […]

How can we become more sustainable?: A ‘how to’ guide to becoming more environmentally sustainable

The effects of climate change are upon us. Our daily news is filled with eco-doom and gloom – floods, wild fires, unchecked consumerism . . . where is it all leading? This book provides some answers to how we can counteract this unfettered growth in eco-destruction. It provides a blueprint – with a case study […]

The Complete Guide to Building Affordable Earth-Sheltered Homes: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply (Back to Basics Building)

Earth-sheltered building has existed since the heyday of Skara Brae in Scotland 5,000 years ago, and is used today by people around the world, from the Yaodong of northwest China to the subterranean residents of Coober Pedy, Australia, and even to converted missile silos in America. Contrary to popular misconceptions of being cramped, dark, or […]

The Eco-Home Design Guide: Principles and Practice for New-Build and Retrofit (Sustainable Building)

Essential reading for anyone planning to design an eco-home   Designing an eco-house is as much about working with your natural surroundings as it is about planning to use the right materials for your building. In this book, Christopher Day draws on his extensive experience to explain the key principles of ecological house design. Beautifully […]

The Young Activist’s Guide to Building a Green Movement and Changing the World: Plan a Campaign, Recruit Supporters, Lobby Politicians, Pass Legislation, Raise Money, Attract Media Attention

If you want to make a significant and sustainable impact on the health of our planet, this powerful and practical guide can help. Author and activist Sharon J. Smith shares proven strategies and lessons learned from the winners of Earth Island Institute’s Brower Youth Awards–America’s top honor for young green leaders. Here are all the […]

Your Green Home: A Guide to Planning a Healthy, Environmentally Friendly New Home (Mother Earth News Wiser Living Series)

More and more homeowners today want houses that are healthy to live in and cause minimal damage to the environment. That’s what green building is all about.Your Green Home is written for homeowners planning a new home—whether you are working with an architect or builder, or serving as your own general contractor. Intended to improve […]

Building Green: A Complete How-To Guide to Alternative Building Methods Earth Plaster * Straw Bale * Cordwood * Cob * Living Roofs

Clarke Snell and Timothy L. Callahan, whose popular Good House Book helped environmentally-minded readers create an earth-friendly home, have returned with a photo-packed, amazingly complete, start-to-finish guide to “green” housebuilding.This absolutely groundbreaking manual doesn’t just talk about eco-friendly building techniques, but actually shows every step! More than 1,200 close-up photographs, along with in-depth descriptions, follow […]

Materials for Sustainable Sites: A Complete Guide to the Evaluation, Selection, and Use of Sustainable Construction Materials

This complete guide to the evaluation, selection, and use of sustainable materials in the landscape features strategies to minimize environmental and human health impacts of conventional site construction materials as well as green materials. Providing detailed current information on construction materials for sustainable sites, the book introduces tools, techniques, ideologies and resources for evaluating, sourcing, […]

Green Cleaning: The Ultimate Guide

* The Ultimate Natural Kitchen Cleaners Guide * Mixing up a safe non-toxic natural cleaner for your kitchen is a rather simple process that requires only a few ingredients, probably already stocked in your pantry. With the addition of a few essential oils to the mixture, your natural kitchen cleaner will be fragrant and contain […]

The Simple Living Guide: A Sourcebook for Less Stressful, More Joyful Living

Whether you are looking at small solutions for cutting down the stress in your life or taking the big leap toward the simpler life, this book can be your guide.  Janet Luhrs, the nationally recognized founder and editor of the Simple Living Journal, brings together strategies, inspiration, resources, and real-life profiles of people who have slowed […]

Power Generation: Build Your Own Wind Power Generating System: The Ultimate Guide!: (Energy Independence, Lower Bills & Off Grid Living) (Self Reliance, Wind Energy)

Getting Your FREE Bonus Download this book, read it to the end and see “BONUS: Your FREE Gift” chapter after the conclusion. Power Generation: (FREE Bonus Included) Build Your Own Wind Power Generating System: The Ultimate Guide! Wind Power is becoming a major part of the clean energy revolution. And by 2020 many parts of […]

Mates, Dates and Saving the Planet: A girl’s guide to being green and gorgeous!

Find out how to be a Queen of green with the MATES, DATES girls. Lucy, Izzie, Nesta and TJ, stars of the brilliant MATES, DATES series, are here to help you be green and gorgeous! The girls share their top tips on all the little things you can do to make a big difference, including: […]

The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Organic Living

Wholesome tips for a healthier you. Everyone knows that we should be doing more to be good to our body? but moving toward an organic lifestyle can be overwhelming. This guide provides step-by-step information on everything from food to cleaning products to how to detoxify our bodies. It includes choosing quality natural products, exploring holistic […]

The Complete Small Claims Court Guide: Winning Without a Lawyer

This guide is arranged chronologically and will take you step by step through the entire process of suing an individual or a company in small claims court to get the compensation you deserve. You will learn about the small claims court system and how to go about filing your complaint. You will also learn about […]

Design for Environment, Second Edition: A Guide to Sustainable Product Development: Eco-Efficient Product Development

An in-depth roadmap to sustainable product developmentDrawing on the experiences of dozens of major corporations, Design for Environment, Second Edition, offers a business rationale for developing sustainable products and processes, as well as a comprehensive toolkit for practicing DFE in the context of product life-cycle management. Learn how environmental innovation creates business value, and helps […]

Off The Grid Living: A Guide on How to Successfully Build an Eco-Friendly Home in the Wild with the Aid of Sustainable Energy (Living Off The Grid, Off … Eco Friendly, Small Home, Green Living)

Welcome Firstly, I’d like to thank you for your interest in my eBook! My book on Off The Grid Living is key in helping aid you with the process of owning your first eco friendly home! Whether you are starting your journey or simply interested in the whole process, do not worry, this book is […]

Michelin Green Guide Great Britain (Green Guide/Michelin)

Newly updated Green Guide Great Britain invites exploration of an island composed of three distinct national cultures and diverse landscapes―a country long rooted in tradition and history, yet with an evolving 21st century identity. Tour an English garden, take a ramble through the Lake District, or enjoy a delicious pub lunch. Rely on Michelin’s driving […]