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Power with Nature -  Solar and Wind Energy Demystified
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Power with Nature - Solar and Wind Energy Demystified

By Ewing, Rex A.

Pixyjack Press. Very Good. 2003. First Edition. Softcover. 0965809854 . Ex-library book, but still in good condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Pages intact, interior is clean, however there is some soiling to outer edge of pages. Cover has light wear to laminate edges. Practical, hands-on info including: grid-intertie and off-grid systems; solar pv modules; wind turbines; micro-hydro power; charge controllers, inverters etc. ; sizing your system; solar hot water; home heating; pumping water and others. (437osl? ) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; (0211) .

$9.95

Healthy Homes in a Toxic World  Preventing, Identifying, and Eliminating  Hidden Health Hazards in Your Home
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Healthy Homes in a Toxic World Preventing, Identifying, and Eliminating Hidden Health Hazards in Your Home

By Breecher, Maury M. & Shirley Linde

Wiley. Very Good+. 1992. First Edition. Softcover. 0471540242 . Clean, tight condition. Light edge & corner wear, no internal markings, slight soiling outer edge of pages. "Offers concrete solutions and step-by-step actions that readers can take to create a healthier environment in their homes. Coverage includes all major areas of house or apartment pollution such as asbestos, lead paint, radon, gas fumes, carbon monoxide, household chemicals, water problems, allergies, cigarette smoke and much more. " Ships from Alberta. [352-osl? ]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; A committee of the World Health Organization estimates that as many as 1 out of 3 new or remodelled buildings may have ``sick building'' problems. Offers concrete solutions and step-by-step actions that readers can take to create a healthier environment in their homes. Coverage includes all major areas of house or apartment pollution such as asbestos, lead paint, radon, gas fumes, carbon monoxide, household chemicals, water problems, allergies, cigarette smoke and much more. .

$11.50

HEALTHY BY DESIGN  Building and Remodeling Solutions for Creating Healthy  Homes
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HEALTHY BY DESIGN Building and Remodeling Solutions for Creating Healthy Homes

By Rousseau, David & James Wasley

Hartley & Marks Publishers. Very Good+. 1999. Second Edition. Softcover. 0881791776 . Internal pages clean & unmarked. Cover has light edge & corner wear. Moderate spotting/soiling to outer edge pages. Colour & b/w illustrations. How make your home a toxin free sanctuary in an increasingly polluted world. Includes a comprehensive listing of healthy building produ ts and services to help make your building or renovation easier. Teaches how to test for pollutants of all kinds. Also includes 9 detailed case studies. [665] ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 318 pages .

$14.50

AWARD-WINNING PASSIVE SOLAR HOUSE DESIGNS
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AWARD-WINNING PASSIVE SOLAR HOUSE DESIGNS

By Cook, Jeffrey

Storey Books. Good. 1984. Softcover. 0882663135 . Tight, solid condition. Ex-library with sturdy laminated cover & usual type ex-lib markings. Internal pages clean with occasional light wrinkling, a little soiling to outer edge of pages & cover. Cover has scuffing, moderate edgewear & small tear upper spine, a little loosening to laminate along spine. B/w illustrations. 173 pages. From retrofits to new homes to condominiums - including southern exposures, modern glazings, Trombe walls, thermal mass and water containers. Award winning designs from the 1st National Passive Solar Design Competition, chosen from over 350 entrants. [546] ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$11.50

LIGHTNING STRIKES Staying Safe under Stormy Skies
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LIGHTNING STRIKES Staying Safe under Stormy Skies

By Renner, Jeff

The Mountaineers Books. Very Good+. 2001. First Edition. Softcover. 0898867886 . Excellent condition, clean & tight. Ex-library with sturdy laminated cover & usual type markings. Pages are clean, cover has very light edgewear to laminate, a little soiling to outer edge of pages. B/w illus. "Lightning kills more people in North America than any other weather phenomenon, including tornadoes, hurricanes, and floods. If you work outdoors or simply enjoy being outdoors--whether hiking, camping, or teeing off on the golf course--this book is for you. Learn about the risks of lightning, thunderstorm winds and flash floods; discover how to stay safe using the four As of thunderstorm safety (Anticipate, Assess, Act, and Aid) " (*shipping will be reduced to most locations) [233-osl]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$6.50

FROM THE GROUND UP
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FROM THE GROUND UP

By Cole, John N. and Wing, Charles

Little, Brown & Company. Good. 1976. Softcover. 0316151122 . Ex-library book with usual ex-lib type markings and sturdy laminated cover. Pages clean and intact. Moderately heavy soiling to outer edge of pages. Light edgewear to cover. B/w illus. "A compendium of insights, information and illustrations designed to provide you with what you need to know to plan, design, site and build your own post-industrial home -- a shelter for you and yourfamily which conserves energy, can save money, enhance your comfort and allow you to live in greater harmony with the natural world... " [705] ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$11.95

IN CONTEXT, A QUARTERLY OF HUMANE SUSTAINABLE CULTURE Designing a  Sustainable Future, No. 35, Spring 1993
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IN CONTEXT, A QUARTERLY OF HUMANE SUSTAINABLE CULTURE Designing a Sustainable Future, No. 35, Spring 1993

By Various Authors

WA: Context Institute. Very Good+. 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. Clean, tight condition. Light wear to cover & edges. Illustrated, 64 pages. Stapled, magazine format. This issue covers: offices of light, inner-city co-housing, 30 ways to get sustainable, living machines, housing for a small planet, solar payoff, urban redesign, ec-cities, time to rebuild! And others. (*shipping will be reduced on this lighter book) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$10.05

IN CONTEXT, A QUARTERLY OF HUMANE SUSTAINABLE CULTURE Birth, Sex & Death,  No. 31, Spring 1992
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IN CONTEXT, A QUARTERLY OF HUMANE SUSTAINABLE CULTURE Birth, Sex & Death, No. 31, Spring 1992

By Various Authors

WA: Context Institute. Very Good+. 1992. Softcover. Very nice condition. Clean other than couple small edge stains at rear. Light wear to cover edges. Illustrated, 64 pages. Stapled, magazine format. This issue covers: Human family planning; Population, poverty, & planet earth; Tibetan Birth Wisdom; To Breed or not to breed; Poetry and others.... (*shipping will be reduced on this lighter book) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$10.05

IN CONTEXT, A QUARTERLY OF HUMANE SUSTAINABLE CULTURE Toward a Sustainable  World Order, No. 36, Fall 1993
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IN CONTEXT, A QUARTERLY OF HUMANE SUSTAINABLE CULTURE Toward a Sustainable World Order, No. 36, Fall 1993

By Various Authors

WA: Context Institute. Very Good+. 1993. First Edition. Softcover. Clean, tight condition. Light wear to cover & edges. Illustrated, 64 pages. Stapled, magazine format. This issue covers: Life-centered economics, Global democracy, Sister Islands, Citizen movements, North-South balance, Cooperatives, The Evolution of Governance, Looking back from 2003 and others. (*shipping will be reduced on this lighter book) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$10.05

IN CONTEXT, A QUARTERLY OF HUMANE SUSTAINABLE CULTURE We Can Do It, Tools  for Community Transformation, No. 33, Fall 1992
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IN CONTEXT, A QUARTERLY OF HUMANE SUSTAINABLE CULTURE We Can Do It, Tools for Community Transformation, No. 33, Fall 1992

By Various Authors

WA: Context Institute. Very Good. 1992. Softcover. Clean & unmarked, light wrinkling to a few pages, light edge wear to cover. Illustrated, 64 pages. Stapled, magazine format. This issue covers: Community-based strategies for change; Values at Work; Living Democracy; Building the Movement; Making it Real - Theater of the Heart and others... (*shipping will be reduced on this lighter book) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$9.55

IN CONTEXT, A QUARTERLY OF HUMANE SUSTAINABLE CULTURE The Ecology of  Media, Fall 1989, No. 23
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IN CONTEXT, A QUARTERLY OF HUMANE SUSTAINABLE CULTURE The Ecology of Media, Fall 1989, No. 23

By Various Authors

WA: Context Institute. Very Good+. 1989. Softcover. Clean, tight condition. Light wear to cover & edges. Illustrated, 64 pages. Stapled, magazine format. From storytelling to telecommunications. Contents: The Ecology of media; The information ecosystem; System Dynamics meets the press; Redefining entertainment; Sustainable television; Conscious radio; A new media agenda; Project Censored; Getting Media Coverage; Reading the World (interview with Klaudia Rivera) ; What is Editing? ; Humanizing Hyperspace; The Truth in Story (interview with Merna Hecht). And others. (*shipping will be reduced on this lighter book); 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$9.55

THE NEW WOODBURNER'S HANDBOOK A Guide to Safe, Healthy & Efficient  Woodburning
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THE NEW WOODBURNER'S HANDBOOK A Guide to Safe, Healthy & Efficient Woodburning

By Bushway, Stephen

Storey Books. Good. 1992. Softcover. 0882667882 . Ex-library book with sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type of markings. Title page of book has been removed, so book starts at at acknowledgements and table of contents. Pages otherwise clean and intact. Cover has light wear to edges and light soiling outer edge of pages. I; 8vo; 160 pages; "Today's environmental concerns have led to a new generation of high-tech stoves, designed to burn cleaner and more efficiently than ever before. The New Woodburner's Handbookis the essential layman's guide to both the latest improvements and the age-old wisdom of heating with wood..." (osl-277) .

$4.50

SOLPLAN 1 Solar Houses for Canada

By Lyster, Terry Etal

Vancouver, B. C.: The Drawing-Room. Good+. 1977. Fourth Printing. Hardcover. 0920768008 . Ex-library with laminated cover & usual type markings. Interior pages very good, stapled binding. Cover has light edgewear, some corning curling, 2 corners are taped. Covers: solar energy principles, solar house design, selecting a site, solar house plans, solar contribution worksheet & how to order plans. An aid to help you understand how your home can utilitize solar energy. (*shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 32 pages .

$11.50