The Hybrid House

The Hybrid House

Designing With Sun, Wind, Water, and Earth

Book - 2010
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Book News
Like hybrid cars, hybrid or zero net energy houses reduce energy requirements with smart design, energy-saving construction techniques, and home-generated power. Author/filmmaker Wanek (The Art of Natural Building, The Straw Bale Solution) presents sustainable strategies that utilize natural energy sources and building materials. Color photographs showcase a dozen new and eco-renovation houses from each region of the US and Europe, with specifics given on the site, challenges, costs, and strategies. The guide lists recommended resources. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Layton, Utah : Gibbs Smith, 2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781423603160
Characteristics: 144 p. ; 26 cm


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further


Subject Headings


Find it at SPL

To Top