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How Your House Works

ISBN-13:
9781118099407
ISBN-10:
1118099400
Author:
Charlie Wing
Pages:
208
Publisher:
$22.95
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Product Description

How Your House Works: A Visual Guide to Understanding and Maintaining Your House 2nd Edition uncovers the mysteries behind just about every major appliance and building element in a house. Clear, full-color drawings show exactly how these things should be put together and how they function, including what to check if they don't work. In addition to covering topics such as electrical systems, heating and air conditioning, plumbing, major household appliances, foundation, framing, doors and windows, the book has considerable additional information, with new chapters related to sustainability in and outside the house, as well as new topics, including clock thermostats, ventless gas heaters, moisture and mold and passive solar heating.

  • Illustrated guidance on electrical systems, heating and air conditioning, plumbing, major household appliances, foundation, framing, doors and windows
  • Includes a wealth of additional information, with new chapters related to sustainability and outside the house
  • Features new topics that include clock thermostats, ventless gas heaters, moisture and mold, LED lamps, motion-activated light switches and passive solar heating.
  • Presented in a richly illustrated manner, with a wide variety of full-color drawings.
  • See-through, cross-section drawings that show how things are put together and how they function.

Softcover.