Publisher description for The complete guide to the green home : the good citizen's guide to Earth-friendly remodeling & home maintenance.

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Go Green & Gain Peace of Mind

With this book, readers can sleep well knowing their remodeling and repair practices are protecting the environment and keeping their families healthy. This beautiful step-by-step guide features a host of practical projects and practices for green-thinking homeowners with a hands-on attitude. Offering a boost for the spirit, a refresher for the body and a balm for the planet, it is a comprehensive primer for eco-friendly home stewardship.

Black & Decker The Complete Guide to The Green Home is the first home remodeling book to recognize both the broadening appeal of green practices and the fact that working within those guidelines can be done without extraordinary methods or premium prices. From kitchen remodeling to landscaping to installing lighting and flooring, there is hardly an aspect of modern homeownership that can¢€™t be conducted with a preference for sustainable products, efficient energy use and reduced toxicity. Truly consumer-friendly, this new book presents a succession of manageable green projects shown with detailed photography and accompanied by sound instructions. Part of the industry-leading Black & Decker The Complete Guide line of books, The Complete Guide to The Green Home is a hardworking handbook for home remodeling and maintenance that improves our quality of life while remaining easy on the Earth.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Ecological houses -- Design and construction.
Dwellings -- Maintenance and repair.
Environmental protection -- Citizen participation.