by Clarke Snell and Timothy L. Callahan
2007, 614pp., $30 (subject to extra shipping surcharges when ordered by itself due to the weight, cheaper when shipped overseas with other books)
Snell and Callahan, whose popular Good House Book helped environmentally-minded readers create an earth-friendly home, have returned with a photo-packed, amazingly complete, start-to-finish guide to “green” house-building.
This absolutely groundbreaking manual doesn’t just talk about eco-friendly building techniques, but actually shows every step!
More than 1,200 close-up photographs, along with in-depth descriptions, follow the real construction of an alternative house from site selection to the addition of final-touch interior details. Co-authors Clarke Snell and Timothy Callahan (a professional builder and contractor) provide thorough discussions of the fundamental concepts of construction, substitutes for conventiona
Building Green: A Complete How-To Guide to Alternative Building Methods