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Real Goods Solar Living Source Book: Your Complete Guide to Renewable Energy Technologies and Sustainable Living, Special 30th Anniversary Edition

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Concerns over dwindling resources and environmental degradation are driving many to seek alternatives to our wasteful, polluting lifestyle. Clean technologies such as solar power, wind power, and biodiesel fuel are soaring in popularity.

Real Goods Solar Living Source Book-Special 30th Anniversary Edition is the ultimate guide to renewable energy, sustainable living, green building, homesteading, off-the-grid living, and alternative transportation, written by experts with decades of experience and a passion for sharing their knowledge. This fully updated edition includes brand-new sections on Peak Oil, climate change, relocalization, natural burial, biodynamics, and permaculture. It also boasts the latest product listings and completely rewritten and expanded chapters on:

  • Land and shelter
  • Natural building
  • Passive solar
  • Biofuels
  • Sustainable transportation
  • Grid-tied photovoltaics
  • Solar hot water systems
  • Plus, over 150 pages of maps, wiring diagrams, formulae, charts, solar sizing worksheets, and much more

Whether you're a layperson or a professional, novice or longtime aficionado, the new sourcebook puts the latest research and products at your fingertips-all the information you need to make sustainable living a reality.

John Schaefferis the president and founder of Real Goods, the oldest and largest catalog company devoted to the sale and service of renewable-energy products. Now merged with Gaiam, Real Goods has converted over sixty thousand homes to solar energy since 1978, when it sold the very first photovoltaic module in America. Real Goods hosts the annual SolFest at its Solar Living Center headquarters in Hopland, California.

Synopsis:

The essential renewable energy resource, completely revised and updated for 2008.

Synopsis:

Concerns over dwindling resources and environmental degradation are driving many to seek alternatives to our wasteful, polluting lifestyle. Clean technologies such as solar power, wind power, and biodiesel fuel are soaring in popularity.

Real Goods Solar Living Source Book-Special 30th Anniversary Edition is the ultimate guide to renewable energy, sustainable living, green building, homesteading, off-the-grid living, and alternative transportation, written by experts with decades of experience and a passion for sharing their knowledge. This fully updated edition includes brand-new sections on Peak Oil, climate change, relocalization, natural burial, biodynamics, and permaculture. It also boasts the latest product listings and completely rewritten and expanded chapters on:

  • Land and shelter
  • Natural building
  • Passive solar
  • Biofuels
  • Sustainable transportation
  • Grid-tied photovoltaics
  • Solar hot water systems
  • Plus, over 150 pages of maps, wiring diagrams, formulae, charts, solar sizing worksheets, and much more

Whether you're a layperson or a professional, novice or longtime aficionado, the new sourcebook puts the latest research and products at your fingertips-all the information you need to make sustainable living a reality.

John Schaeffer is the president and founder of Real Goods, the oldest and largest catalog company devoted to the sale and service of renewable-energy products. Now merged withGaiam, Real Goods has converted over sixty thousand homes to solar energy since 1978, when it sold the very first photovoltaic module in America. Real Goods hosts the annual SolFest at its Solar Living Center headquarters in Hopland, California.

About the Author

John Schaeffer is the President and founder of Real Goods - the oldest and largest catalog company devoted to the sale and service of renewable energy products and a pioneer in the environmental, healthy living and sustainability markets. The recipient of numerous awards, Real Goods hosts an annual SolFest at its Solar Living Center headquarters in Hopland, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780916571061
Author:
Schaeffer, John
Publisher:
Gaiam Real Goods
Editor:
Giebler, Bill
Editor:
Berolzheimer, Alan
Subject:
Remodeling & Renovation - Energy Efficient
Subject:
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
Subject:
General House & Home
Subject:
Conservation of natural resources
Subject:
Simplicity
Subject:
Solar energy
Subject:
Home Construction-Remodeling
Subject:
Home Construction-Remodeling Specification
Copyright:
Edition Description:
30th Anniversary Edition
Series:
Solar Living Sourcebook
Publication Date:
September 2007
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1200 BandW illustrations, photographs, a
Pages:
608
Dimensions:
10.00 x 8.00 in

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The essential renewable energy resource, completely revised and updated for 2008.
"Synopsis" by , Concerns over dwindling resources and environmental degradation are driving many to seek alternatives to our wasteful, polluting lifestyle. Clean technologies such as solar power, wind power, and biodiesel fuel are soaring in popularity.

Real Goods Solar Living Source Book-Special 30th Anniversary Edition is the ultimate guide to renewable energy, sustainable living, green building, homesteading, off-the-grid living, and alternative transportation, written by experts with decades of experience and a passion for sharing their knowledge. This fully updated edition includes brand-new sections on Peak Oil, climate change, relocalization, natural burial, biodynamics, and permaculture. It also boasts the latest product listings and completely rewritten and expanded chapters on:

  • Land and shelter
  • Natural building
  • Passive solar
  • Biofuels
  • Sustainable transportation
  • Grid-tied photovoltaics
  • Solar hot water systems
  • Plus, over 150 pages of maps, wiring diagrams, formulae, charts, solar sizing worksheets, and much more

Whether you're a layperson or a professional, novice or longtime aficionado, the new sourcebook puts the latest research and products at your fingertips-all the information you need to make sustainable living a reality.

John Schaeffer is the president and founder of Real Goods, the oldest and largest catalog company devoted to the sale and service of renewable-energy products. Now merged withGaiam, Real Goods has converted over sixty thousand homes to solar energy since 1978, when it sold the very first photovoltaic module in America. Real Goods hosts the annual SolFest at its Solar Living Center headquarters in Hopland, California.

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