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Home Sweet Zero Energy Home (PDF)

Home Sweet Zero Energy Home (PDF)

What it takes to develop great homes that won't cost anything to heat, cool or light up, without going broke or crazy

Zero energy homes produce at least as much energy as they consume through a combination of energy efficiencies, passive design and renewable energy production. California has adopted zero net energy as the new residential standard for 2020; many …

related subjects: Energy
Home! A Bioregional Reader

Home! A Bioregional Reader

By providing tools to understand the land we live on and the sources of its natural regeneration, the more than 40 contributors to Home! open up new possibilities for the creation of cultures inkeeping with the requirements of the natural world. …

related subjects: Cultural Critique
Homegrown & Handmade - 2nd Edition

Homegrown & Handmade - 2nd Edition

A Practical Guide to More Self-reliant Living

Food recalls, dubious health claims, scary and shocking ingredients in health and beauty products. Our increasingly industrialized supply system is becoming more difficult to navigate, more frightening, and more frustrating, leaving us feeling stuck …

Homemade for Sale

Homemade for Sale

How to Set Up and Market a Food Business from Your Home Kitchen

From farm-to-fork and "Buy Local", to slow food and hand-made artisan breads, more people than ever are demanding real food made with real ingredients by real people. Widely known as "cottage food legislation", over 42 states and many Canadian …

related subjects: New Economies
The Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy - Revised & Updated Edition

The Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy - Revised & Updated Edition

Achieving Energy Independence through Solar, Wind, Biomass and Hydropower

Energy bills have skyrocketed in North America, and traditional energy sources can be as damaging to the environment as they are to your pocketbook. The Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy will show you how to slash your home energy costs while …

related subjects: Energy
Homes That Heal (and those that don't) (PDF)

Homes That Heal (and those that don't) (PDF)

How Your Home May be Harming Your Family's Health

Media reports focus increasingly on the declining health of children in industrialized countries. Asthma, autism, learning and behavior problems, and cancer are all on the rise. At the same time there is consistent news about poor indoor air …

Hope and Hard Times

Hope and Hard Times

Communities, Collaboration and Sustainability

More than a dozen years ago, Ted Bernard travelled to nine communities across the United States to meet residents who were working collaboratively to solve natural resource conflicts. While there may have been different perspectives over process, …

related subjects: Cultural Critique
Hope and Hard Times (PDF)

Hope and Hard Times (PDF)

Communities, Collaboration and Sustainability

More than a dozen years ago, Ted Bernard travelled to nine communities across the United States to meet residents who were working collaboratively to solve natural resource conflicts. While there may have been different perspectives over process, …