Old House Eco Handbook

Old House Eco Handbook

A Practical Guide to Retrofitting for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

Book - 2019 | Second edition.
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Grand Central Pub
How should we go about making old houses energy efficient without devaluing future sustainability or the appeal and character of old homes by the use of inappropriate solutions?

This practical and essential guide to retrofitting for energy efficiency seeks to provide answers to this and other the questions homeowners of old houses are asking. Whether your house is medieval and timber-framed or a Georgian, Victorian or Edwardian terrace, it can be made more energy efficient and sustainable, and this practical and comprehensive handbook will show you how. 

Revised and updated throughout, and with a foreword by Kevin McLoud, Old House Eco Handbook includes chapters on the building envelope; roofs and ceilings; windows and doors; walls; floors; paints; energy, airandwater; plus a brand newchapter on retrofit materials.

In association with The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, this is a must have for owners of old houses looking to make their homes more energy efficient and sustainable. 

Chapters Include:

1. Old houses can be green
2. Old house to eco house
3. The building envelope
4. Retrofit materials
5. Roofs and ceilings
6. Windows and doors
7. Walls
8. Floors
9. Paints
10. Energy, air and water
11. Old house for the future


Blackwell Publishing
How should we go about making old houses energy efficient without devaluing future sustainability or the appeal and character of old homes by the use of inappropriate solutions?

This practical and essential guide to retrofitting for energy efficiency seeks to provide answers to this and other the questions homeowners of old houses are asking. Whether your house is medieval and timber-framed or a Georgian, Victorian or Edwardian terrace, it can be made more energy efficient and sustainable, and this practical and comprehensive handbook will show you how. 

Revised and updated throughout, and with a foreword by Kevin McLoud, Old House Eco Handbook includes chapters on the building envelope; roofs and ceilings; windows and doors; walls; floors; paints; energy, airandwater; plus a brand newchapter on retrofit materials.

In association with The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, this is a must have for owners of old houses looking to make their homes more energy efficient and sustainable. 

Chapters Include:

1. Old houses can be green
2. Old house to eco house
3. The building envelope
4. Retrofit materials
5. Roofs and ceilings
6. Windows and doors
7. Walls
8. Floors
9. Paints
10. Energy, air and water
11. Old house for the future


Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : White Lion Publishing, 2019.
Edition: Second edition.
ISBN: 9780711239777
0711239770
Branch Call Number: 640.286 SUH 2019
Characteristics: 208 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Hunt, Roger - Author
McCloud, Kevin

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