The Earth Friendly Home

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Creative Homeowner, Sep 4, 2009 - Architecture - 239 pages
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Almost everything we do results in the production of CO2, but simple steps in our daily lives can make a huge difference. Each individual can decrease his or her carbon footprint. The Earth-Friendly Home: Save Energy - Reduce Consumption - Shrink Your Carbon Footprint shows readers what a carbon footprint is and offers common-sense approaches to reducing it. This book explores one's daily routine and figures out how much energy is used and how to go about making an immediate and sustainable reduction while retraining to live a lower-carbon lifestyle.

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User Review  - Turrean - LibraryThing

The author's heart is in the right place, but this volume attempts to cover too much territory. Topics are covered so briefly that the book really only serves as a launching point for further reading ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

For the past three years, David R. Goucher has worked as a Peace Corps volunteer in Southeast Ecuador to create sustainable development in protection and preservation of the rain forest. Prior to that, David worked as an ORISE (Oak Ridge Institute of Scientific Education) Scholar doing biological research for the FDA, the National Cancer Institute, and Case Western Reserve University. Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, David enjoys downhill skiing, rock climbing, distance running, and scuba diving.

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