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Stoneview

Stoneview

How to Build an Eco-Friendly Little Guesthouse

Stoneview is an octagonal cordwood masonry timber-framed guesthouse with a living roof, located in upstate New York, fully constructed and finished for just $6,000.

In response to the enormous interest in this unique little home, author/builder Rob …

Extreme Weather Hits Home (PDF)

Extreme Weather Hits Home (PDF)

Protecting Your Buildings from Climate Change

We know how to prepare our homes for each seasonal change, but do we know how to prepare for climate change? Violent weather events like floods, tornadoes, ice storms and hurricanes only tell part of the story. Climate change is frequently more …

Green Building A to Z (EPUB)

Green Building A to Z (EPUB)

Understanding the Language of Green Building

Green building is the fastest-growing trend to hit since the Internet, bringing with it an enormous range of new products, systems and technologies. Green Building A to Z is an informative, technically accurate and highly visual guide to green …

Green Building A to Z (PDF)

Green Building A to Z (PDF)

Understanding the Language of Green Building

Green building is the fastest-growing trend to hit since the Internet, bringing with it an enormous range of new products, systems and technologies. Green Building A to Z is an informative, technically accurate and highly visual guide to green …

Design for Water (EPUB)

Design for Water (EPUB)

Rainwater Harvesting, Stormwater Catchment and Alternate Water Reuse

In an era of dwindling resources, water is poised to become the new oil as the entire world now faces the reality of a decreasing supply of clean water. To avert a devastating shortage, we must not only look at alternate water sources for existing …

Design for Water (PDF)

Design for Water (PDF)

Rainwater Harvesting, Stormwater Catchment and Alternate Water Reuse

In an era of dwindling resources, water is poised to become the new oil as the entire world now faces the reality of a decreasing supply of clean water. To avert a devastating shortage, we must not only look at alternate water sources for existing …

Building With Awareness

Building With Awareness

The Construction of a Hybrid Home DVD and Guidebook

Constructing a straw bale solar home requires the merging of solar design with alternative building techniques. Books are useful for accessing information on these topics quickly and easily, while videos are a great way to show actual building …

Your Green Home

Your Green Home

A Guide to Planning a Healthy, Environmentally Friendly, New Home

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 …