Prefabulous + Sustainable author Sheri Koones profiles more than 30 Almost Off the Grid homes that are some of the most innovative and eco friendly in the US, showing a path towards energy independence.; The Prefabulous books are actually used by people to build homes, because they are filled with practical, easy to follow information. Sheri breaks down the details of each prefab home and includes useful and easy to understand explanations for the reader such as: the energy rating, the square feet, the architect, the green aspects of the home, and more.; Both prefab homes and green living have become increasingly popular and important topics for the modern homeowner, as they look for information about economical and energy efficient homes and buildings.; All of the houses featured in the book include floor plans, interior photographs and exterior images that allow the reader to better understand the scale, texture, and design of the houses.; The book's focus on the cost of green building is particularly relevant in these economic times, when energy costs are continuing to rise.
Sheri Koones is a widely respected author who helps readers understand that getting the house of their dreams can be done in an ecologically responsible way. Sheri is a member of the American National Association of Real Estate Editors, the Sustainable Building Industry Council and the American Society of Journalists and Authors. Her other previous books include From Sand Castles to Dream Houses, House About It, Modular Mansions, Prefabulous, and Abrams' Prefabulous + Sustainable. She has won a number of awards for Prefabulous, and Prefabulous + Sustainable respectively.