Volume 1 has essential information to help you renovate, extend or redecorate your home with advice on what to look for if you are buying a new home. From the selection of materials to efficient home heating, this is where you'll get the low-down. If you're after a builder, architect, carpenter or other tradesperson with Green sympathies, the book incorporates extensive professional and product listings throughout the UK and Ireland. 466 pages. Top seller. Highly recommended.