Your Home is a suite of consumer and
technical guide materials and tools developed to encourage the
design, construction or renovation of homes to be comfortable,
healthy and more environmentally sustainable.
The Your Home Technical Manual
provides information on how to design and build a more comfortable
home that is less expensive to run while more environmentally
friendly. Written by designers and builders, for designers and
builders, it is a helpful tool for creating a home that is
enjoyable to live in, cost effective and environmentally sensitive.
It includes issues such as passive design, water use, material
embodied energy, indoor air quality, energy use and site
The Technical Manual contains over 60
individual fact sheets full of environmentally sustainable
solutions for designing and building homes.
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