The Energy Efficient Home

The Energy Efficient Home

Regular price £9.99 £0.00

Patrick Waterfield (Author)

Reducing our home energy consumption and costs is an issue of ever-increasing importance.

This non-technical book, packed full of useful information and tips, covering every aspect of the efficient consumption of energy in the home.

The book covers the following and much more:

  • The position of the dwelling, its method of construction and the material used
  • Energy ratings and the legal framework
  • Insulation and U-values
  • Windows and doors
  • Conservatories, sunrooms and loft conversions
  • Heating and hot-water systems
  • Lighting and making the best use of the daylight
  • Ventilation
  • Renewable energy technologies
  • Appliances, gadgets and housekeeping
  • Wider environmental issues

About the Author

Patrick Waterfield has a background of academic research, specialising in passive solar design, and has worked promoting best practice in energy-efficient design of buildings and services. Dr Waterfield is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the Energy Institute and has recently completed his own 'passive house'.

Share this Product

More from this collection