Solar Power for Your Home, Paperback / softback Book

Solar Power for Your Home Paperback / softback

Part of the Green Guru Guides series

Paperback / softback

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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Easy, inexpensive, do-it-yourself solar energy projectsFeaturing step-by-step instructions and useful photos and illustrations, this hands-on guide is filled with solar energy solutions you can put to use right away.

Solar Power for Your Home shows you how to set up a variety of simple, money-saving solar projects quickly and easily, such as a solar water heater, a solar pool pump, solar lighting, a solar oven--and even a solar-powered lawn mower!Learn all about the different types of solar technologies, including passive solar and photovoltaic, and determine which best suits your projects.

You'll get details on assessing current energy use in your home, estimating the costs of solar installations, and calculating your overall savings.

Reduce your carbon footprint--and your energy costs--with help from this practical resource. Solar Power for Your Home covers:History, benefits, and potential detriments of solar energyFundamentals of solar technologies--passive solar, photovoltaic, concentrating solar energy, and moreEvaluating home electricity consumptionCreating a personal energy planHow and when to contract your solar projectEmerging technologies--thin film, nano, and hybrid solar and solar storage Funding options including rebates, incentives, and grantsStandards, conversions, and helpful resources


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