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Author Ewing, Rex A.

Title Crafting log homes solar style : an inspiring guide to self-sufficiency / Rex A. Ewing and LaVonne Ewing
Published Masonville, CO : PixyJack Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (255 pages) : illustrations
Contents Log home living, solar style -- Site selection -- Plans and permits -- Logs -- Tools and construction -- Excavation and foundation work -- The floor -- Peeling and lifting logs -- Building with logs: part 1 -- Building with logs: part 2 -- Gables and dormers -- Roof framing -- Windows, doors and wiring -- More settling issues -- Chinking and finishing -- A new philosophy of freedom -- Harvesting solar and wind power -- Heating of house and water -- Pumping water -- Finish work: making your house a home -- Lavonne's logbooks -- Log-ically solar: homeowner profiles from around the country
Summary "A hands-on guide to building solar-powered log homes, complete with how-to illustrations and photos, plus profiles of log home owners from across the United States. Topics includes log home construction, solar and wind energy, home heating options, pumping water, costs to consider, and Web resources"--Provided by publisher
Notes Revision of: Logs wind and sun. 2002
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 250-251) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Log cabins -- Design and construction.
Log cabins -- Energy conservation.
Solar houses -- Design and construction.
Wind power.
Form Electronic book
Author Ewing, LaVonne.
Ewing, Rex A. Logs wind and sun
ISBN 1936555107 (electronic bk.)
9781936555109 (electronic bk.)