The Complete Idiot's Guide to Renewable Energy for your Home

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Renewable Energy for your Home

Book - 2009
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For readers wanting to save money, or the planet, by using alternative energy in their home, The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Renewable Energy for Your Home provides everything they need to know. The five basic sources are fully covered- sun, wind, water, earth, and bio. The benefits, what is needed, and whether it will work for a particular home are all carefully laid out. In this comprehensive overview, readers will find clear and complete information about-

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Solar energy for home heating, water heating, and electricity. Wind power Heat pumps-air, geothermal, and water source. Micro hydro power Hydrogen power Heating with wood Going bio-using liquid or gas transportation fuel derived from plants, animals, and their by-products.

With fuel prices rising, people are looking for ways to save on those costs. Most economists expect the energy crisis to continue or worsen in the coming years. Because of global warming concerns, many people want to help the environment, and switching to renewable energy is a major step they can take.

Publisher: New York : Alpha Books, c2009
ISBN: 9781592579174
Characteristics: xx, 314 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Belli, Brita.
Alternative Title: Renewable energy for your home


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