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The homeowner's guide to renewable energy : achieving energy independence through solar, wind, biomass, and hydropower

Author: Daniel D Chiras
Publisher: Gabriola, BC : New Society Publishers, 2011. ©2011
Series: Books for living wisely from Mother Earth news.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised and updated editionView all editions and formats
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Presents information on how to improve a home's energy efficiency and switch to renewable energy resources to provide electricity, hot water, heat, and cooling for a home.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel D Chiras
ISBN: 9780865716865 0865716862
OCLC Number: 720811245
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 337 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Renewable energy: clean, affordable, and reliable --
Conservation rules: the cornerstone of your energy future --
Solar hot water systems: satisfying domestic hot water needs with solar energy --
Free heat: passive solar and heat pumps --
Solar hot air and hot water systems: affordable heat from the sun --
Wood heat --
Passive cooling: staying cool naturally --
Solar electricity: powering your home with solar energy --
Wind power: meeting your needs for electricity --
Microhydro: generating electricity from running water.
Series Title: Books for living wisely from Mother Earth news.
Responsibility: Dan Chiras.

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