Resources

It’s easy to get completely overwhelmed by the sheer amount of information and opinion out there, so here is my selection of the most valuable & relevant.

 

Books

 

CAT – The whole house book

Book thumbnail The Whole House BookA superb and comprehensive green building text book.

350 pages.

Haynes Ecohome manual

Book thumbnail Haynes eco home manualA more accessible read that provides a general overview.

168 pages.

Links

 

Superhomes
Opening doors to low energy refurbishment. Come get inspired… Go Green your home!
Opening doors to low energy refurbishment. Come get inspired… Go Green your home!

A database of Superhomes that have made at least a 60% carbon saving, that you can visit free.

Inglehome is the 1st Superhome in the East Yorkshire region.

Green Building Forum
A valuable resource of often well informed posts about other's experiences
A valuable resource of often well informed posts about other’s experiences

 

Ethical Consumer – the alternative consumer organisation

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Factsheets & Guides

 

Solid Wall Insulation Learning Resource & Evaluation Manual
Solid Wall Insulation Learning Resource & Evaluation Manual by Giroscope

 

Low Impact .org - a wealth of information on a range of topics.
Low Impact .org – a wealth of information on a range of topics.

 

Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) Information Service
Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) Information Service

 

Energy Saving Trust Guides
Energy Saving Trust Guides