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The handbook of earth shelter design

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earth sheltered houses -- Design and construction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mike Edelhart ; drawings by Efren Rosado.
    SeriesA Dolphin book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH4819.E27 E42
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 235 p. :
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4093821M
    ISBN 100385173083
    LC Control Number80002956

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The thermal properties of earth therefore mean that in Winter the temperature below the surface will be higher than the surface air temperature, and conversely in Summer the earth temperature will be lower than the surface air temperature.

The ground provides acoustic protection against outside noise. It's got a patio, and a tree house, and an underground pool and jacuzzi.

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An earth sheltered home is energy-efficient, quiet, freeze-proof and low maintenance. Here is a tour of an 1, square foot earth-sheltered home built by architect Alan Shope. Just outside the Tropics, the most practical way to avoid afternoon heat excess may be an east-facing house or, if near a The handbook of earth shelter design book coast, exposure of the east end and the west end, with the two long sides embedded in the earth.

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The original structure built by this method as an experiment in is still in service. Houses which use expensive materials will be more expensive than houses which use low cost materials. On land that is relatively flat, a fully recessed house with an open courtyard is the most appropriate design.

The house faces due south, offering passive solar gain and spectacular views from every room.

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It's like being in Florida or on the Riviera without the expense and inconvenience of travel. Ask what that person does and how he or she helps people with disabilities. They lose heat from the other five sides. See the kit and plans at: earthshelter. The houses and structures that peoples would have been living in during these times are now gone as a result, leaving it something of a mystery what people were The handbook of earth shelter design book during these times.

It even does better in earthquakes. It's a little snug but it's custom built and has all the creature comforts. Monte Burch provides easy-to-follow instructions along with complete information on tools and materials, foundations, floors, framing, sheathing, roofing, wiring, plumbing, adding doors and windows, finishing details, and more.

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