THE SELF-SUFFICIENT HOME: GOING GREEN AND SAVING MONEY
Author: Christopher Nyerges
Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS, Aug 2009
In an ever-changing economy, cutting costs & utilizing available resources is essential. From embracing solar energy & wind power to using fluorescent bulbs & growing backyard vegetable gardens, there are endless ways to live a more ecological & economical lifestyle. 175 B&W photos; 6x9 inches, 288 pgs.
? How to cut heating and cooling costs, utilize solar energy, construct nonflush toilets and solar showers, collect rainwater, and apply permaculture techniques
? Hundreds 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 Anywhere
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Christopher Nyerges has instructed thousands of children and adults through his School of Self-Reliance. His books include How to Survive Anywhere, Guide to Wild Foods and Useful Plants, Extreme Simplicity, and Testing Your Outdoor Survival Skills. He lives in California.