1 edition of Building a sustainable home found in the catalog.
Building a sustainable home
Melissa Rappaport Schifman
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Melissa Rappaport Schifman ; foreword by Thomas Fisher, Assoc. AIA|
|Contributions||Fisher, Thomas, 1953- writer of foreword|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 216 pages|
|Number of Pages||216|
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