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Renewable Energies for Your Home: Real-World Solutions for Green Conversions

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Simple and Inexpensive Renewable Energy Solutions for Your Home

It's not always easy being green, and sometimes it costs more than you'd expect to get an eco-friendly home improvement project up and running. Renewable Energies for Your Home gives you sustainable home energy solutions that won't drain your wallet or the power grid.

Get details on generating heat with biomass fuels and other ways to use biodiesel and ethanol in your home. You'll discover how to harness affordable wind power and soak up free solar energy. Filled with step-by-step instructions and helpful photos and illustrations, this hands-on guide will help you reduce your carbon footprint and increase your cash flow at the same time

Renewable Energies for Your Home covers: Energy savings and environmental benefitsBiomass fuels, including biodiesel, ethanol, used fryer oil, and woodProducing your own biodiesel without titrationAssembling a biolight grill and fire starterMaking bioburn-a firewood substitute Wind turbinesSolar lighting, heating, water heating, and electric generationBuilding a solar heat collectorCreating a wind/solar hybrid electric system

Synopsis:

A practical guide to putting alternative energy into practice in the home, this book offers authoritative, practical, and fun do-it-yourself projects and tips for greening a home. It covers biodiesel, ethanol, CNG, hydrogen, electricity, waste vegetable oil, and biomass. Projects include solar water heaters and a vegetable oil-powered diesel engine-generator.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071622851
Author:
Gehrke, Russel
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Tab Electronics
Author:
Wiley Dale
Author:
Wiley, Dale
Author:
Gehrke Russel
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
Do-It-Yourself - General
Subject:
Sustainable living
Subject:
Power Resources - Alternative & Renewable
Subject:
Solar energy
Subject:
Construction-Do It Yourself
Series:
TAB Green Guru Guides
Publication Date:
20090731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
9.10x7.20x.60 in. .85 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A practical guide to putting alternative energy into practice in the home, this book offers authoritative, practical, and fun do-it-yourself projects and tips for greening a home. It covers biodiesel, ethanol, CNG, hydrogen, electricity, waste vegetable oil, and biomass. Projects include solar water heaters and a vegetable oil-powered diesel engine-generator.
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