300-page building science manual for SIP construction. Includes HVAC strategies, drainage plans, air sealing and more!
Energy Free is designed to equip building professionals and homeowners alike with a toolkit for creating homes that use no more energy than they produce—this means homes that are free from the vagaries of energy-price fluctuations and that help to free society of the high political and environmental costs of fossil fuels.
Individuals and institutions have been working toward "zero-energy" homes for decades. This volume is the first record of those collective efforts, distilling their experience into a practical and comprehensive how-to guide.
Prefabulous explores the beauty, variety, design possibilities, and environmentally possible benefits of today’s best prefab homes. The book includes a chapter on structural insulated panels and case studies of SIP homes.