Gold-star green reading
Eco Home is a practical guide to building, renovating and living sustainably in New Zealand, offering everything you need to know to build, renovate or live in an eco-friendly way. With loads of inspirational photographs of New Zealand homes, this book is packed full of practical and accessible information from structural materials and furnishings to general life hacks and ways to improve your personal green-star rating. It also looks at the wider issues – why make an eco home at all? In a compact and colourful package, this is a must-have for all households with an eco conscience. Eco Home by Melinda Williams, published by Penguin NZ, RRP $45.