The Alternative Building SOURCEBOOK

For Traditional, Natural, and Sustainable Building Products and Services

SourcebookWhenever we publish information about a building product made of natural or renewable resources, we're inundated with calls for more information. In an effort to make things easier for everyone, we've published a sourcebook of building products, companies and schools dedicated to the concept of natural, traditional and sustainable building. In order to make this a comprehensive resource, we included products, publications, natural home designers, builders and architects, schools, researchers and much more. Now you can have it at your fingertips... So throw away your rolodex.
This title is no longer in print. Revised volume is in the works. Keep posted

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The SOURCEBOOK is a comprehensive Resource Guide for the Professional and Novice Builder, Architects and Designers. Containing over 900 listings of Products and Professional Services relating to Natural, Traditional and Sustainable Building, prefaced with technical information on a variety of alternative building systems. This single-source guide will put you in touch with the builders, suppliers and manufacturers in the natural and alternative building field. Includes subject and state listings categorized by product or service, alphabetical Company listings and Website and email directory.

Natural Building

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Straw/Clay and Cob Building, Rammed Earth,
Natural Hardware Stores, Bau-Biologie,
Natural Paints and Finishes, Books & Videos,

    Traditional Building

Materials, Supplies & Services for Timber Framing and Log Building
Timber and Wood Suppliers, Sawmills
Windows and Doors, Plans & Designs, Books & Videos
Tips and Techniques and Professional Builder's Directory

Sustainable Building

Materials Supplies & Services for Sustainable Approaches to Building,
Good Wood Sources, Recycled and Reclaimed Lumber,
Recycled Goods and Exchange, Books, Videos and More.

This title is no longer in print. An updated version is in the works. Keep posted.

Fox Maple Press, Inc.
PO Box 249
Brownfield, ME 04010

Title ISBN 1889269018

Table of Contents

1) Design & Planning Arch, Struct.Eng, Bau-biologie & Feng Shui  8) Alternative Heating Systems Masonry heaters, Ren Energy, Solar
2) Traditional Building Timber Frame & Log Building and more 9) Interior Finishes Door & Windows, Arch Millwork, Natural Paints
3) Natural Building Strawbale, Clay Systems, Cob, Thatching more 10) Restoration Specialists, Publications, Materials & Supplies
4) Wood Timbers, Pegs, recycled lumber, certified sustainable suppliers 11) Natural Building Products, Services Bamboo, clay, hemp, wheat
5) Tools & Equipment Portable sawmills, Specialty Woodworking 12) Specialty Building Products, Services Suppliers, Custom Sawing
6) Enclosure Systems Clay, Strawbale, Thatch, Wheat straw panels 13) Education & Information Books, pubs, schools,software, videos
7) Mechanical Systems Air Exchange, Radiant Heat 14) Internet Websites & Email Addresses

List Your Company in the Updated Alternative Building Sourcebook
We are in the process of compiling company listings and editorial material for an updated and expanded version of the ABS to be published in January 2003. To include your free company listing click on the above link.

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