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Old House Eco Handbook

Old House Eco Handbook
Marianne Suhr and Roger Hunt, SPAB/Frances Lincoln, £30


You can do energy-saving retrofit without wrecking the character of the house says SPAB – especially without losing original windows. This book even tackles flood protection. Straightforward language, a must especially for conservation architects. 

 

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