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Earth-sheltered houses

Earth-sheltered houses

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Published by Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Clearinghouse in [Merrifield, VA] (P.O. Box 3048, Merrifield 22116) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earth sheltered houses -- United States -- Design and construction,
  • Underground construction -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEarth sheltered houses
    SeriesFS -- 120, FS (Series) (Silver Spring, Md.) -- 120
    ContributionsEnergy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Clearinghouse (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16933582M

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Earth-Sheltered Houses is a practical guide for those who want to build their own underground home at moderate cost. It describes the benefits of sheltering a home with earth, including the added comfort and energy efficiency from the moderating influence of the earth on the home's temperature -- keeping it warm in the winter and cool in the summer - low maintenance, and /5(97).

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