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Your Home: Design For Lifestyle And The Future.

Author: Institute for Sustainable Futures,
Type: Book
Year: 2001

Abstract:

Your Home was published by the Institute for Sustainable Futures and the Australian Greenhouse Office to encourage the design, construction and renovation of homes to be comfortable, healthy and more environmentally sustainable. The Your Home Consumer Guide is a 32 page, easy to read, full colour magazine with helpful hints on buying, building or renovating a home. The aim of the magazine is to generate consumer demand for sustainable home design. The Your Home Technical Manual contains over 60 individual fact sheets with technical information and practical solutions to suit your budget, climate and lifestyle. It describes practical ways in which to implement principles of good design to create homes that are more comfortable, less expensive to run and more environmentally friendly. The technical manual covers all aspects of building, renovating or buying a home. The fact sheets discuss passive design, water use, materials use, energy use, site issues and case studies.


Further Details

Num Vols: Consumer Guide &Technical Manual
Publish Location: Sydney
Publisher: University of Technology Sydney, Institute for Sustainable Futures ; Australian Greenhouse Office
Accession Number: 31.7.03
Keywords: Australia, design, safety improvement
Reads: 230
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