The Self-Sufficient Home: Going Green And Saving Money

The Self-Sufficient Home: Going Green And Saving Money

by Christopher Nyerges
     
 

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How to cut heating and cooling costs, utilize solar energy, construct nonflush toilets and solar showers, collect rainwater, and apply permaculture techniquesHundreds of photographs and diagrams illustrate ways to use natural resources and embrace self-reliance Sustainable living advice from self-reliance expert Christopher Nyerges, editor of Wilderness Way magazine

Overview

How to cut heating and cooling costs, utilize solar energy, construct nonflush toilets and solar showers, collect rainwater, and apply permaculture techniquesHundreds of photographs and diagrams illustrate ways to use natural resources and embrace self-reliance Sustainable living advice from self-reliance expert Christopher Nyerges, editor of Wilderness Way magazine and author of How to Survive AnywhereIn an ever-changing economy, cutting costs and utilizing available resources is essential. From embracing solar energy and wind power to using fluorescent bulbs and growing backyard vegetable gardens, there are endless ways to live a more ecological and economical lifestyle.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811735582
Publisher:
Stackpole Books
Publication date:
09/01/2009
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Through field trips, lectures, and classes in ethno-botany, Christopher Nyerges has instructed thousands of children and adults on basic survival and living skills for both wilderness and the urban environment through his School of Self-Reliance. He is the editor of Wilderness Way magazine and lives in Pasadena, California. For more information about the author and the School of Self-Reliance, go to www.ChristopherNyerges.com.

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