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The Simply Solar House:
Green Building on a Budget

by Richard & Yoko Crume

The literature on residential home construction is full of innovative ideas aimed at harvesting the power of the sun and maximizing energy efficiency. But The Simply Solar House is unique in its practical approach to designing a highly energy efficient house using common construction materials and practices. Drawing upon their experience building a solar house in central North Carolina, the authors describe the key features of energy efficient home design in simple and easy to understand language. This book is the perfect guide for costconscious homebuilders who are inspired by the Green Revolution and passionate about preserving our environmental quality.


“Anyone with an interest in constructing a solar, energy-efficient home can learn the basics from this book, even with little prior technical knowledge or home building experience. The timing for this impressive resource couldn’t be better.”
Regina Johnson, Editor
Solar Today


“Good, clear, cost effective advice that is easy to apply, and the best guidelines I have seen for building a small house that still feels big and open. By putting special emphasis on climates requiring heating in the winter but also having to deal with hot and humid summetime weather, the authors provide really helpful information that is difficult to find elsewhere.”
Gary Reysa
Build It Solar (www.builditsolar.com)


Title: The Simply Solar House
Subtitle: Green Building on a Budget
Authors: Richard & Yoko Crume
ISBN: 978-0-9774906-9-1
BISAC: HOUSE & HOME/Design & Construction
TECHNOLOGY/Construction/Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
Binding: Perfect-bound trade paperback
Pages: 68
Retail price: $11.95

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