Subjects covered in detail include: solar power, ecological heating options, energy conservation, insulation, how to make our buildings airtight, choosing eco-building products, healthy homes and how to avoid sick building syndrome, green roofing, painting and decoration, buying an eco-home, grants, waste management and water saving, sustainable garden design and management. There are also reviews on current trends and direction of the green building movement in the UK with hundreds of contacts and further reading suggestions. The Green Building Bible cannot fail to inform and educate homeowners about the opportunities available for improving the quality of their home for their family, the community and the wider environment. Dozens of green building experts have contributed material. The books also include a wealth of information on green products and a directory of green building professionals and product suppliers in the UK giving the reader direct access to a wide range of experts with the knowledge and experience necessary to advise or offer guidance.