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Author Mobbs, Michael.

Title Sustainable house : living for our future / Michael Mobbs
Published Marrickville, N.S.W. : Choice Books, 1998

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 MELB  696.099441 Mob/Shl  AVAILABLE
 MELB  696.099441 Mob/Shl  AVAILABLE
 WATERFT ART&ARCH  696.099441 Mob/Shl  AVAILABLE
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Description 187 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits, plans ; 28 cm
regular print
Series Choice Books
Choice books.
Contents Contents: Introduction -- What is a sustainable house? -- How we achieved our sustainable house -- The kitchen -- The bathroom --The floors --Drinking-water quality --Making our own drinking water --Using the rainwater tank system --Making our own energy --The refrigerator --Turning our waste into a resource --Quality control for the waste-water system --The garden --Materials --Working with council and government agencies --Working with architects, builders, plumbers and engineers --Costs and benefits --Ot
Summary Information to allow non-experts to achieve their own sustainable house, a house that generates its own electricity via solar panels on the roof., and which captures rainwater for drinking and bathing and recycles wastewater for clothes washing, toilet flushing and for gardening. By a family that had no problem during the recent Sydney water crisis
Notes Published with assistance from Environment Australia
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 186-187
Subject Water quality management -- Research -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney
Ecological engineering.
Bathrooms -- N.S.W. -Sydney -- Remodeling
Bathrooms -- Remodeling -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.)
Bathrooms -- Remodeling -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney
Bathrooms -- Remodeling -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Bathrooms -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Remodelling
Dwellings -- Energy conservation -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.)
Dwellings -- Energy conservation -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney
Dwellings -- Energy conservation -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Dwellings -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Energy conservation -- Sydney
Dwellings -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Water-supply
Dwellings -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Water-supply.
Dwellings -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Water-supply.
Ecological houses -- Design and construction.
Housing -- Environmental aspects.
Kitchens -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Remodeling -- Sydney
Kitchens -- Remodeling -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.)
Kitchens -- Remodeling -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney
Kitchens -- Remodeling -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Kitchens -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Remodelling
Rainwater -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney
Rainwater -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Rainwater -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.)
Recycling (Waste, etc.)
Sewage disposal -- N.S.W. -Sydney
Sewage disposal -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney
Sewage disposal -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.)
Sewage disposal -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Sustainable buildings -- Australia -- Design and construction.
Sustainable development -- Australia.
Water harvesting.
Water quality management -- Research -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney
Water quality management -- Research -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.)
Water quality management -- Research -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Water reuse -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney
Water reuse -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.)
Water reuse -- Australia -- New South Wales.
Author Mobbs, Michael.
LC no. 00001396
ISBN 094727748X (paperback)