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Adelaide Solar Tables   Adelaide Solar Tables
J. Spencer


Adobe Homes for All Climates   Adobe Homes for All Climates
Lisa Schroder, Vince Ogletree
Ideal both for first-time do-it-yourselfers and for experienced adobe builders seeking to improve their craft.

Paperback - ISBN:9781603582575 - AU $ 59.95    
Brisbane Solar Tables   Brisbane Solar Tables
J. Spencer


Build Your Own Beekeeping Equipment   Build Your Own Beekeeping Equipment
Anthony Pisano
Step-by-step illustrated instructions show you how to build everything you need, including hive bodies, supers, covers, hive stands, frames, swarm catchers, feeders and more.

Paperback - ISBN:9781612120591 - AU $ 24.99    
Build Your Own Wood-Fired Oven   Build Your Own Wood-Fired Oven
Alan Watt
A treasure trove of guidance and wisdom, advice based on years of practical and personal experience.

Paperback - ISBN:9781921719028 - AU $ 24.95    
Builder's Guide to Preventing Damage to Dwellings: Part 1 Site Investigation and Preparation   A Builder's Guide to Preventing Damage to Dwellings: Part 1 Site Investigation and Preparation

A guide for builders to ensure site preparation that prevents future damage to dwellings.

Pamphlet - ISBN:BTF19PRT - AU $ 6.00    
Builder's Guide to Preventing Damage to Dwellings: Part 2 Sound Construction Methods   A Builder's Guide to Preventing Damage to Dwellings: Part 2 Sound Construction Methods

Presents an overview of preventing damage to dwellings by surface and groundwater penetration, and rainwater penetration.

PDF - ISBN:BTF22WEB - AU $ 5.00    
Building a Shed   Building a Shed
Joseph Truini
Offers a range of building options, with complete instructions and plans for four popular projects.

Paperback - ISBN:9781561589661 - AU $ 34.99    
Building Small Barns, Sheds and Shelters   Building Small Barns, Sheds and Shelters
Monte Burch
Provides basic, easy-to-follow construction methods for attractive outbuildings.

Paperback - ISBN:9780882662459 - AU $ 27.95    
Building Your Own Home   Building Your Own Home
George Wilkie
This complete guide to building your own home covers every step of the process.

Paperback - ISBN:9781742572161 - AU $ 45.00    
Building Your Straw Bale Home   Building Your Straw Bale Home
Brian Hodge
Step-by-step practical instructions on how to build a straw bale house.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643092426 - AU $ 69.95    
Calculation of Solar Position for Building Purposes   Calculation of Solar Position for Building Purposes
J. Spencer


Chicken Coops   Chicken Coops
Judy Pangman
A collection of 45 building plans that is sure to meet the needs of any chicken owner.

Paperback - ISBN:9781580176279 - AU $ 34.95    
Cleaning Brickwork   Cleaning Brickwork

Provides advice on routine cleaning of brickwork and also discusses methods that can be used to remove various special types of stain that might occur.

Pamphlet - ISBN:BTF05PRT - AU $ 6.00    
Concrete   Concrete

Deals with the essential requirements for making dense concrete for the construction of footings, columns, beams and slabs in small buildings.

PDF - ISBN:BTF08WEB - AU $ 5.00    
Condensation   Condensation



PDF - ISBN:BTF03WEB - AU $ 5.00    
CSIRO Guide to the Specification of Dimension Stone   CSIRO Guide to the Specification of Dimension Stone

Presents standards and properties to help the architect, designer or specifier of stone to establish criteria for the selection of stone for specific use.

Pamphlet - ISBN:BTF20PRT - AU $ 6.00    
CSIRO Home Energy Saving Handbook   The CSIRO Home Energy Saving Handbook
Dr John Wright, Dr Peter Osman, Peta Ashworth
Shows us exactly what we can all do as individuals to cut our energy use without cutting back on our lifestyles.

Paperback - ISBN:9781405039611 - AU $ 30.00    
Darwin Solar Tables   Darwin Solar Tables
J. Spencer


Design and Control of Concrete Mixes   Design and Control of Concrete Mixes



PDF - ISBN:BTF09WEB - AU $ 5.00    
Designing Zero Carbon Buildings Using Dynamic Simulation Methods   Designing Zero Carbon Buildings Using Dynamic Simulation Methods
Ljubomir Jankovic
Makes a case for changing our attitudes towards zero carbon design and zero carbon living – it is not an impossible problem.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849712941 - AU $ 79.95    
Earth Garden Building Book   Earth Garden Building Book
Robert Rich, Keith Smith
Shows how even the most impractical person can learn to build their own home.

Paperback - ISBN:9780670028634 - AU $ 49.95    
Earth-wall Construction   Earth-wall Construction



PDF - ISBN:BTF06WEB - AU $ 5.00    
Foundation Maintenance and Footing Performance: A Homeowner's Guide   Foundation Maintenance and Footing Performance: A Homeowner's Guide

Provides expert advice to homeowners on identifying the causes of movement in a building – causes usually related to one or more problems in the foundation soil.

Pamphlet - ISBN:BTF18PRT - AU $ 6.00    
Fundamentals of Sustainable Dwellings   Fundamentals of Sustainable Dwellings
Avi Friedman
A practical guide for every professional in the burgeoning field of residential green building.

Paperback - ISBN:9781597268080 - AU $ 57.00    
Gift Vouchers   Gift Vouchers

Are you looking for a book or subscription to give as a present, but aren’t sure what to choose?

Voucher - ISBN:BVoucher25 - AU $ 25.00    
Grid-connected Solar Electric Systems   Grid-connected Solar Electric Systems
Geoff Stapleton, Susan Neill
Provides a clear introduction to solar radiation and then covers the planning, design and installation of the world's fastest growing energy technology.

Hardback - ISBN:9781849713443 - AU $ 85.00    
Handbook of Sustainable Refurbishment: Housing   Handbook of Sustainable Refurbishment: Housing
Simon Burton
Explains and demonstrates how to incorporate the most effective energy saving measures in existing housing stock.

Hardback - ISBN:9781849711982 - AU $115.00    
Hobart Solar Tables   Hobart Solar Tables
J. Spencer


Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy   Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy
Dan Chiras
With a complete resource listing, this well-illustrated and accessible guide is a perfect companion for illuminating the coming dark age.

Paperback - ISBN:9780865715363 - AU $ 47.95    
How to Build Your Own Greenhouse   How to Build Your Own Greenhouse
Roger Marshall
Everything the potential greenhouse builder needs to know.

Paperback - ISBN:9781580176477 - AU $ 39.95    
Illumination and Decoration of Flat Surfaces   Illumination and Decoration of Flat Surfaces
Bob Cameron
Shows the effect of different light sources on a variety of lining materials and paints.

Small Paperback - ISBN:9780643094901 - AU $ 24.95 Price includes standard postage within Australia and New Zealand.    
Intelligent Buildings   Intelligent Buildings
Derek Clements-Croome
Explains that intelligent buildings should be sustainable, healthy, technologically aware, meet the needs of occupants and business, and should be flexible and adaptable to deal with change.

Hardback - ISBN:9780415531139 - AU $184.00    
Landscape and Building Design for Bushfire Areas   Landscape and Building Design for Bushfire Areas
Caird Ramsay, Lisle Rudolph
A practical guide that will assist in actively planning for prevention of property loss in bushfires.

Life Cycle Assessment   Life Cycle Assessment
Ralph E Horne, Tim Grant, Karli Verghese
Focuses on the important practice of LCA in Australia, and provides critical insight into the technique and how it can be used as a problem-solving tool.

Making Your Home Sustainable   Making Your Home Sustainable
Derek F Wrigley
Sustainable ideas, using natural energies, to improve existing houses in a cool-temperate climate.

Paperback - ISBN:9781921844171 - AU $ 45.00    
Melbourne Solar Tables   Melbourne Solar Tables
J. Spencer


Natural Building Companion   The Natural Building Companion
Jacob Deva Racusin, Ace McArleton
A complete guide to natural building philosophy, design and technique.

Paperback & DVD - ISBN:9781603583398 - AU $ 77.95    
Noise and Buildings   Noise and Buildings



PDF - ISBN:BTF01WEB - AU $ 5.00    
Owner Builder   The Owner Builder
Leeza Sipek, Matthew Sipek, Hazel Foote
An easy-to-understand, step-by-step guide to building your dream home in a financially responsible manner.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643100428 - AU $ 45.00    
Perth Solar Tables   Perth Solar Tables
J. Spencer


Pisé (Rammed Earth) Construction   Pisé (Rammed Earth) Construction



PDF - ISBN:BTF07WEB - AU $ 5.00    
Planning and Installing Photovoltaic Systems   Planning and Installing Photovoltaic Systems
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sonnenenergie (DGS)
Shows the essential steps to plan and install a solar photovoltaic system.

Paperback - ISBN:9781849713436 - AU $245.00    
Power From the Sun   Power From the Sun
Dan Chiras
Easy-to-understand, accurate and comprehensive, this is THE guide for anyone interested in installing a solar electric system.

Paperback - ISBN:9780865716216 - AU $ 49.95    
Power from the Wind   Power from the Wind
Dan Chiras, Mick Sagrillo, Ian Woofenden
An easily understandable guide for individuals and businesses interested in installing small wind energy system.

Paperback - ISBN:9780865716209 - AU $ 53.95    
Practical Straw Bale Building   Practical Straw Bale Building
Murray Hollis
Describes some of the key building methods that are technically sound, and suitable for professional and amateur builders.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643069770 - AU $ 34.95    
Prescriptions for a Healthy House   Prescriptions for a Healthy House
Paula Baker-Laporte, John C Banta, Erica Elliott
Takes the mystery out of healthy-house building, renovation and maintenance, by walking the owner/architect/builder team through the entire construction process.

Paperback - ISBN:9780865716049 - AU $ 41.95    
Rammed Earth House   The Rammed Earth House
David Easton, Cynthia Wright
Rediscover the most ancient of all building materials -- earth.

Paperback - ISBN:9781933392370 - AU $ 51.95    
Reinventing the Chicken Coop   Reinventing the Chicken Coop
Matthew Wolpe, Kevin McElroy
As the backyard chicken revolution goes mainstream, more and more chicken owners are elevating their coops from purely functional to downright fabulous.

Paperback - ISBN:9781603429801 - AU $ 24.99    
Small Green Roofs   Small Green Roofs
Nigel Dunnett, Dusty Gedge, John Little, Edmund C Snodgrass
The first book to focus on small-scale and domestic green roofs, providing the knowledge and encouragement to make it possible.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643059818 - AU $ 34.99    
Soil Specifications Templates   Soil Specifications Templates
Simon Leake, Elke Haege
These soil specifications have been extracted from Soils for Landscape Development and are provided as editable PDF for ease of use in reports compiled by landscape designers for their clients.

PDF - ISBN:SSTWEB - AU $ 9.95    
Soils for Landscape Development   Soils for Landscape Development
Simon Leake, Elke Haege
Provides a clear, practical template for specifying landscape soils based on scientific criteria.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643109643 - AU $ 69.95    
Solar Technology   Solar Technology
David Thorpe
Essential introduction to the subject, explaining how the technologies work, how best they should be employed, and the costs and benefits of using them.

Hardback - ISBN:9781849711098 - AU $ 80.00    
Stewardship of the Built Environment   Stewardship of the Built Environment
Robert A Young
Shows how rehabilitating and reusing existing structures holds untapped potential for achieving sustainable communities.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610911801 - AU $ 48.99    
Stone House Construction   Stone House Construction
Sarah Gunn
A comprehensive study of Australian stone building techniques in a residential context.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643096370 - AU $ 69.95    
Straw Bale Construction   Straw Bale Construction

Presents an overview of factors involved in the construction of straw bale buildings.

Pamphlet - ISBN:BTF21PRT - AU $ 6.00    
Sunshine and Shade in Australasia   Sunshine and Shade in Australasia
RO Phillips
Find the extent and direction of sunlight and shadows on buildings for different hours and seasons for the latitudes of Australia.

Small Paperback - ISBN:9780643065697 - AU $ 39.95 Price includes standard postage within Australia and New Zealand.    
Sustainable House   Sustainable House
Michael Mobbs
An updated new edition of the essential guide to help you achieve an environmentally friendly home.

Paperback - ISBN:9781920705527 - AU $ 45.00    
Sustainable Solar Housing Volume 1   Sustainable Solar Housing Volume 1
Robert Hastings, Maria Wall
This two-volume set examines a range of potential solutions for low-energy building design, considering different strategies and technologies.

Paperback - ISBN:9781844077991 - AU $ 99.95    
Sustainable Solar Housing Volume 2   Sustainable Solar Housing Volume 2
Robert Hastings, Maria Wall
This two-volume set examines a range of potential solutions for low-energy building design, considering different strategies and technologies.

Paperback - ISBN:9781844078004 - AU $ 99.95    
Sydney Solar Tables   Sydney Solar Tables
J. Spencer


Thermal Insulation   Thermal Insulation



PDF - ISBN:BTF02WEB - AU $ 5.00    
This Cold House   This Cold House
Colin Smith
Provides an insightful guide to creating an environmentally friendly home without sacrificing comfort.

Hardback - ISBN:9780801886225 - AU $ 39.95    
Timber Fasteners   Timber Fasteners



PDF - ISBN:BTF04WEB - AU $ 5.00    
Understanding Land Development   Understanding Land Development
Eddo Coiacetto
A practical guide to land development planning.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643101715 - AU $ 59.95    
Understanding Soils in Urban Environments   Understanding Soils in Urban Environments
Pam Hazelton, Brian Murphy
Details the physical, chemical and engineering properties of soils and how they can be managed.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643091740 - AU $ 59.95    
Urban Pest Management in Australia   Urban Pest Management in Australia
Ion Staunton, Phillip Hadlington, John Gerozisis
Features an accessible new format, fully updated chapters, additional colour plates and extra content.

Paperback - ISBN:9780868408941 - AU $ 75.00    
Using Natural Finishes   Using Natural Finishes
Adam Weismann, Katy Bryce
An in-depth guide to the selection, mixing and application of lime and clay based plasters, renders, paints and washes.

Paperback - ISBN:9781900322164 - AU $ 59.99    
Warm House Cool House   Warm House Cool House
Nick Hollo
Provides valuable advice to help keep our homes cool in summer and warm in winter with little or no cooling and heating by appliances.

Paperback - ISBN:9781742232966 - AU $ 44.95    
Your Brick Oven   Your Brick Oven
Russell Jeavons
A step-by-step guide through all the stages of building an oven.

Paperback - ISBN:9781862546615 - AU $ 29.95    


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