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The complete idiot's guide to renewable energy for your home, by Harvey Bryan and Brita Belli

Label
The complete idiot's guide to renewable energy for your home
Title
The complete idiot's guide to renewable energy for your home
Statement of responsibility
by Harvey Bryan and Brita Belli
Title variation
  • Complete idiot's guide
  • Renewable energy for your home
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
For readers wanting to save money and the planet by using alternative energy, this book 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
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Bryan, Harvey J
Dewey number
333.79/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TJ163.5.D86
LC item number
B73 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Belli, Brita
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  • Energy conservation
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Solar energy
  • Wind power
  • Water-power
  • Geothermal resources
  • Biomass energy
  • Biomass energy
  • Energy conservation
  • Geothermal resources
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Solar energy
  • Water-power
  • Wind power
  • Green environment
Label
The complete idiot's guide to renewable energy for your home, by Harvey Bryan and Brita Belli
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How to be "renewed" -- Renewable rewards -- The five basic sources -- Advantages in your area -- Before installing anything -- Finding qualified help -- Heat pumps plus renewables -- Producing heat from thin air -- Digging in with geothermal -- Water-source heat pumps -- Taming the wind -- The answer, my friend -- Will wind power work for you? -- The economics of wind power -- Heating water with the sun -- A proven track record -- Will solar hot water work for you? -- Pool heating and beyond -- Heating your home with the sun -- A radiant idea -- Will solar heating work for you? -- Converting sunlight to electricity -- Becoming a fan of photovoltaics -- Will solar electricity work for you? -- The economics of photovoltaics -- Something old, something new -- Micro-hydropower -- Getting electricity from the H in H2O -- Keeping your cool -- Heating with wood -- Going bio -- Living off-grid -- Size matters
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 314 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1028567320
Label
The complete idiot's guide to renewable energy for your home, by Harvey Bryan and Brita Belli
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How to be "renewed" -- Renewable rewards -- The five basic sources -- Advantages in your area -- Before installing anything -- Finding qualified help -- Heat pumps plus renewables -- Producing heat from thin air -- Digging in with geothermal -- Water-source heat pumps -- Taming the wind -- The answer, my friend -- Will wind power work for you? -- The economics of wind power -- Heating water with the sun -- A proven track record -- Will solar hot water work for you? -- Pool heating and beyond -- Heating your home with the sun -- A radiant idea -- Will solar heating work for you? -- Converting sunlight to electricity -- Becoming a fan of photovoltaics -- Will solar electricity work for you? -- The economics of photovoltaics -- Something old, something new -- Micro-hydropower -- Getting electricity from the H in H2O -- Keeping your cool -- Heating with wood -- Going bio -- Living off-grid -- Size matters
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 314 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)1028567320

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