Save money and make yourself more self-sufficient by using alternative energy, choosing sustainable materials, and cutting down on waste. This practical guide has all the answers for converting your building to be eco-friendly. Creating an Eco-Friendly Home & Workplace offers accessible information on everything from using better lighting and improving air quality to creating better insulation and installing solar panels. With chapters covering light, power, heat, shelter, air, waste, and water, it covers alterations that anyone can make. Useful information is provided on everything from small and easy adjustments to major projects that make homes healthier. With an emphasis on the three R's of reduce, reuse and recycle, this book is an indispensable guide for those who want to realize their goals for a greener and more sustainable home and workplace.