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Tim Pullen explores the different types of green roof, and the costs and implications involved
Perhaps the best looking aspect of an eco house, Tim Pullen explores the different types of green roof and the costs and implications involved
Making hard surfaces into water retention areas will make rainwater easier to manage.
Declining numbers of insects, birds and other creatures, increasing problems with managing water supplies, the threat of global warming and the rising cost of living all seem to be in the news at the moment.
The Homebuilding & Renovating Book of Green Homes offers practical advice on how to approach building an eco home, an A-Z of green building and more than 29 in-depth case studies of environmentally-friendly self-build homes
Do you live in the town but sometimes wish you were in the countryside? Do you live in the countryside but wish you could be out in your garden whatever the weather? Then maybe its time you considered reviving an old British favourite - the greenhouse.
A guide to repairing and restoring original features. Includes advice on windows, floors, beams and doors.
What are the must have architectural features for your new home
Most self-builders, architects and developers have considered adding a living green roof to their properties. A green roof is the ultimate in sustainability. It all sorts of benefits with it including added insulation, BREEAM credits, stunning good...