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Musings of an Energy Nerd: Toward an Energy-Efficient Home

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In this fascinating collection of postings from his popular "Musings of an Energy Nerd" blog, Green Building Advisor's Martin Holladay cuts through the hype and myths about energy efficiency, sustainability, and green building to present the very best ways to make your home more energy efficient.

Martin Holladay has been making weekly postings to his "Musings of an Energy N
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Paperback, 272 pages
Published January 24th 2017 by Taunton Press
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Sunhawk
Jan 31, 2018 rated it liked it
For New Englanders and the Northern Tier

This book gets it mostly right, and is a worthwhile read for anyone getting ready to build a new house. Holladay's experience is, in many cases, priceless. Heeding his advice could save a home builder beaucoup bux in repairs. He is preoccupied with building tightness as any northern Vermonter should be.
But for home builders in more gentle climates, this book is less useful. Sure, every once in awhile he'll put in some eye-candy of a California net-zero hou
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Dec 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Martin Holladay knows what each of today's best building scientists knows and this book summarizes the wisdom developed over his decades of turning their research into practical recommendations. Whether you are fascinated by how houses work or need to improve your understanding of your own house, this is a must read!
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