The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Solar Power for Your Home, 3rd Edition

All the power you need is already there.

This third edition helps readers understand the basics of solar (photovoltaic) power and explore whether it makes sense for them, what their options are, and what’s involved with installing various on- and off-grid systems.

Solar power is a $3 billion industry, and it’s poised to grow to $39 billion by 2014. By 2011, the United States will surpass Germany as the largest market for solar power products.All the power you need is already there.

This third edition helps readers understand the basics of solar (photovoltaic) power and explore whether it makes sense for them, what their options are, and what’s involved with installing various on- and off-grid systems.

Solar power is a $3 billion industry, and it’s poised to grow to $39 billion by 2014. By 2011, the United States will surpass Germany as the largest market for solar power products.

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Renewable Energy Handbook : A Guide to Rural Independence, off-Grid PB

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The Natural House: A Complete Guide to Healthy, Energy-Efficient, Environmental Homes

The Natural House is a tour of the construction, costs, and pros and cons of fourteen natural building methods. Straw Bale, Rammed Earth, Cob, Cordwood, Adobe, Earthbags, Papercrete, Earthships…whatever the method, the common goal is to create a house that is economical, energy efficient, nontoxic, soothing to the soul, kind to the environment, and pleasing to behold. This comprehensive sourcebook offers in-depth information that will guide your search for the perfect sustainable dream home. It is a must for home builders, contractors, and architects.

Author Dan Chiras shows how you can gain energy independence and reduce your environmental impact through passive solar heating and cooling techniques, solar electricity, wind power, and micro-hydropower. He also explains safe, economical ways to obtain clean drinking water and treat wastewater, and discusses affordable green products.

While he’s an unabashed advocate of natural building techniques, Chiras takes care not to romanticize and to alert readers to avoidable pitfalls. His detailed, practical, and ecologically sound advice can save tens of thousands of dollars, whether you are buying, building, or renovating a natural home.

This Renewable House: The Definitive Guide to Renewable Energy (VHS VIDEO)

(VHS Video) Determine if solar or wind energy is right for you. Discover how the technologies work. Learn about purchase incentives. Avoid pitfalls by learning from experts. See how to select a contractor to install your system. Hear how solar and wind energy have improved lives and businesses.

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The Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy: Achieving En

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