We're all more energy-concious than ever, and in these days of skyrocketing gasoline prices, it's only natural to want to explore alternatives to conventional energy sources for our homes, too. This book shows dozens of homes that have taken themselves off the power grid by using wind and solar power. Laid out almost like an issue of Architectural Digest, the book is filled with pictures of the interiors and exteriors of six showcase homes that have been designed to be energy efficient from the ground up. Floorplans detail the physical layouts so that you can see exactly how these homes are put together. It's an eye-opening book that demonstrates that you don't have to live in a cave to be energy efficient. Nicely done.
Rainbo Electronic Reviews published this review in our April, 2008 issue.
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