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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    
Artful Rainwater Design   Artful Rainwater Design
Stuart Echols, Eliza Pennypacker
The go-to resource for creatively designing stormwater systems.

Paperback - ISBN:9781610912662 - AU $ 64.99    
Brisbane Solar Tables   Brisbane Solar Tables
J. Spencer


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 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


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    
Earth-wall Construction   Earth-wall Construction



PDF - ISBN:BTF06WEB - AU $ 5.00    
Essentials of Urban Design   Essentials of Urban Design
Mark Sheppard
A practical handbook on urban design, explaining commonly used terms and solutions to urban design challenges.

Paperback - ISBN:9780643108769 - AU $ 89.95    
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    
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    
Green Home Building   Green Home Building
Miki Cook, Doug Garrett
A must-read for builders, architects, designers and homeowners, this book explodes the myth that green homes have to cost more.

Paperback - ISBN:9780865717794 - AU $ 32.99    
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 $ 94.00    
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


Microshelters   Microshelters
Derek Diedricksen
A collection of creative and inspiring ideas for tiny houses, cabins, forts, studios and other microshelters.

Paperback - ISBN:9781612123530 - AU $ 29.99    
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    
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    
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    
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    
Sydney Solar Tables   Sydney Solar Tables
J. Spencer


Thermal Insulation   Thermal Insulation



PDF - ISBN:BTF02WEB - AU $ 5.00    
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 skills, including site analysis, financial analysis, spreadsheet preparation, design, plan interpretation, project planning and strategic thinking.

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    


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