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Backyard Biodiesel: How to Brew Your Own Fuel
Backyard Biodiesel: How to Brew Your Own Fuel
by Bob Armantrout
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Small-scale home biodiesel production holds a singular attraction for the do-it-yourself enthusiast. While perhaps it can't save the world, this unique renewable fuel is economical, fun to make, better for the environment, and will help you reduce your... (read more)

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Greened House Effect (13 Edition)
Greened House Effect (13 Edition)
by Jeff Wilson
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With greater public awareness of the need for energy independence, the issue of how we can make our existing homes more resource efficient is becoming ever more critical. Residential buildings make up a large fraction of our energy needs, largely due to... (read more)

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The Homeowners Guide to Energy Independence: Alternative Power Sources for the Average American
The Homeowners Guide to Energy Independence: Alternative Power Sources for the Average American
by Christine Woodside
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An introduction and guide to accessible alternative energy sources for the average... (read more)

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The New Solar Electric Home: The Photovoltaics How-To Handbook
The New Solar Electric Home: The Photovoltaics How-To Handbook
by Joel Davidson
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The original Photovoltaics How-To Handbook, acclaimed as "the Best of the Books," is now revised, expanded & updated for our New Age of Photovoltaics. Condensing years of hands-on & industry experience, PV pioneers Joel Davidson & Fran Orner tell you... (read more)

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Save Energy Save Money
Save Energy Save Money
by Family Handyman
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This guide delivers a wealth of conservation and cost-conscious solutions to boost a home's energy efficiency and slash utility bills. More than 300 full-color photographs.... (read more)

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People's Place Book #09: Living Without Electricity
People's Place Book #09: Living Without Electricity
by Stephen Scott
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          How do the Amish get along without electric lights or appliances, computers, power tools, or their own phones? This book examines the Amish response to technology. Also, the role of invention among... (read more)

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The Citizen-Powered Energy Handbook: Community Solutions to a Global Crisis
The Citizen-Powered Energy Handbook: Community Solutions to a Global Crisis
by Greg Pahl
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National Tour, Radio Satellite Tour, Off-the-Book-Page Coverage, On-line Advertising, Consumer Mail Campaign, Green Living Organization Outreach. $20,000 promotional budget.... (read more)

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Renewable Energy Made Easy: Free Energy from Solar, Wind, Hydropower, and Other Alternative Energy Sources
Renewable Energy Made Easy: Free Energy from Solar, Wind, Hydropower, and Other Alternative Energy Sources
by David Craddock and Shane Jordan
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Studies have shown that the average North American family will spend more than a quarter of a million dollars on energy in a lifetime. What many other countries, including Germany, Spain, France, Denmark, China, Brazil, and even Iceland, have realized is... (read more)

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Real Goods Solar Living Sourcebook 12TH Edition
Real Goods Solar Living Sourcebook 12TH Edition
by John Schaeffer
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Do you want to harvest sunlight, wind or falling water to power your home? Or sell that renewable energy back to your utility company? Are you looking to build your dream eco-home? Or to convert to biodiesel and minimize your fossil fuel use? This fully... (read more)

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30 Energy-Efficient Houses...You Can Build
30 Energy-Efficient Houses...You Can Build
by Alex Wade and Neal Ewenstein
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This book is about how to build tomorrow's house?today. How to build a house that is energy efficient, solar heated, uses every inch of space well, is designed for the people who plan to live there, is elegantly simple, and yet doesn't cost a small... (read more)

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Energy Independence: Your Everyday Guide to Reducing Fuel Consumption
Energy Independence: Your Everyday Guide to Reducing Fuel Consumption
by Christine Woodside
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Fossil fuels—oil, coal, and natural gas—make up 90 percent of the worlds energy sources. They provoke wars, make us ill, and endanger the planet. Theyre running out—and, in case you havent noticed, they cost a lot these days. Have you ever... (read more)

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Ecohouse 2ND Edition a Design Guide
Ecohouse 2ND Edition a Design Guide
by Sue Roaf
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This second edition of the Ecohouse design guide outlines the key issues, strategies and design solutions for designers and self-builders who want to build low energy, low impact homes. At a time when fossil fuel energy prices are soaring and the impacts... (read more)

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Ecohouse: a Design Guide
Ecohouse: a Design Guide
by Susan Roaf
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Ecohouse is an exciting and timely text that tells you how to design low energy, environmentally friendly buildings today. It also provides the foundations for building design in a warming world, and stepping stones towards the zero-carbon emission... (read more)

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Natural Home Heating: The Complete Guide to Renewable Energy Options
Natural Home Heating: The Complete Guide to Renewable Energy Options
by Greg Pahl
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-274) and index.... (read more)

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The New Autonomous House: Design and Planning for Sustainability
The New Autonomous House: Design and Planning for Sustainability
by Brenda Vale
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In 1975 Brenda and Robert Vale published The Autonomous House, a manifesto offering down-to-earth suggestions for building homes that do not pollute the earth or squander its resources. Their book received tremendous praise around the world and was seen... (read more)

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Wind Energy Basics: A Guide to Small and Micro Wind Systems (Real Goods Solar Living Book)
Wind Energy Basics: A Guide to Small and Micro Wind Systems (Real Goods Solar Living Book)
by Paul Gipe
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The wind power industry was transformed in the 1990s by dramatic breakthroughs in efficiency, economy, and adaptability. Wind Energy Basics is the most up-to-date source available of information about small wind systems. The book includes the unique... (read more)

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Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings: All New Listings of the Most Energy Efficient Products You Can Buy (Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings)
Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings: All New Listings of the Most Energy Efficient Products You Can Buy (Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings)
by Jennifer Thorne
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Alex Wilson, Jennifer Thorne and John Morrill Energy efficiency pays. For over a decade, the Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings has helped people who care about their budgets and about the environment to find energy-saving products. Inside this new... (read more)

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Got Sun? Go Solar: Get Free Renewable Energy to Power Your Grid-Tied Home
Got Sun? Go Solar: Get Free Renewable Energy to Power Your Grid-Tied Home
by Rex A. Ewing and Doug Pratt
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Are you connected to the grid, but want to reduce or even eliminate your electric bills with free energy from the sun and wind? From the sun-soaked Southwest to windy North Dakota to the hurricane-prone Southeast, homeowners are discovering renewable... (read more)

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The Solar House: Passive Solar Heating and Cooling
The Solar House: Passive Solar Heating and Cooling
by Daniel D Chiras
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-265) and index.... (read more)

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Real Goods Solar Living Source Book: Your Complete Guide to Renewable Energy Technologies and Sustainable Living, Special 30th Anniversary Edition
Real Goods Solar Living Source Book: Your Complete Guide to Renewable Energy Technologies and Sustainable Living, Special 30th Anniversary Edition
by John Schaeffer
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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... (read more)

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