Prefabulous + almost off the grid : your path to building an energy-independent home /
Prefabulous and almost off the grid Prefabulous plus almost off the grid
Sheri Koones ; foreword by Robert Redford.
- New York : Abrams, 2012.
- 240 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
New world Hudson home -- New England farmhouse -- The sea breeze cottage -- Lakeside green cottage -- Green retreat -- Superb-A house -- Stillwater dwelling -- Newport beach house -- Modern cottage -- Riley's Rosemary beach retreat -- C3 prefab -- New world Whitman-Annis home -- The evolution -- PLACE house -- Greenfab house -- Sheth house -- Snowhorn house -- Hilltop craftsman -- G-O logic home -- Zero energy idea house -- Lancaster project -- Unity house -- High desert itHouse -- Rock reach house -- ART house -- Passive craftsman -- 4D home -- Kenmore Road house -- Sungazing house -- Schaller eco-home -- SmartHome Cleveland -- Taliesin mod. fab.
Prefabulous + Almost Off the Grid explores the many ways of using prefabrication to build beautiful homes that are not only environmentally friendly, but also incredibly energy efficient. Profiling more than thirty of the most energy-efficient homes in the United States, this user-friendly guide reveals how homebuilders can achieve similar results - whether they want to earn and advanced green certification or just incorporate a few energy-saving measures - with the help of floor plans, detailed resource lists, explanations of the latest technologies, and brilliant photographs.
Ecological houses--United States. Dwellings--Energy conservation. Sustainable architecture.