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ENERGY EFFICIENT BUILDING
Item #97815615834069
$14.95
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By the staff at Fine Homebuilding magazine
Taunton Press, 1999
Soft cover, 9" x 11.75", 160 pages

Energy-efficient homes aren't just more economical, they're also more comfortable. This collection of 29 articles from Fine Homebuilding magazine will teach you how to make your home more energy efficient with information on materials and techniques that can make a difference in how much energy is required to make your home comfortable. You'll learn how to:
  • Test a house for air leaks
  • Choose the right windows for your home
  • Build an efficient fireplace
  • Retrofit a threshold to provide extra weather protection
  • Fix a cold, drafty house by sealing and insulating the attic
  • Prevent ice dams with proper insulation and roof ventilation
Fine Homebuilding has been the magazine of choice for builders and homeowners who want to work smarter, faster, and better. The "best of Fine Homebuidling" series organizes the most useful articles from Fine Homebuilding magazine by subject. Whether you're in the building trades or working on your own house, you'll find the field-tested information you need right here.