“I have always been optimistic about the role design can play in improving the quality of people’s lives. Today, more than ever before, good intelligent design and green design are one and the same.”   Terence Conran

Ahhhhhh, summer.  We’re all anxious for warmer weather and longer days but nobody more so than those folks planning home renovations.  ‘Tis the season for new windows and saw dust and have we got the book for you...

Eco House Book is the complete guide to home improvement the environmentally friendly way. Whether you want to redecorate or redesign your home, Terence Conran explains just how you can reduce your home’s carbon footprint with practical solutions that are both possible and pleasing.  And when we say pleasing, what we really mean is jaw drop stunning.

The average household could save hundreds of dollars and 1.5 tons of CO2 a year by being more energy efficient, and in the current economic climate, it’s important to ensure the running costs of your home are as low as possible. What is more effective, a rooftop wind turbine or solar panels? What type of water-saving fixtures and fittings are available and how efficient are they? Eco House Book provides you with the information you need to make effective choices that will help cut your bills, your carbon footprint and water consumption and will directly improve your quality of life.

Eco House Book by Terence Conran | Conran Octopus, July 2012, $27.99 | ISBN:  97818409160916027