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The homeowner's guide to renewable energy : achieving energy independence through solar, wind, biomass, and hydropower / Dan Chiras.

Chiras, Daniel D. (Author).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Summary:

Presents information on how to improve a home's energy efficiency and switch to renewable energy resources to provide electricity, hot water, heat, and cooling for a home.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 644 CHI 2011 (Text) 33892100236380 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 01/30/2014 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780865716865 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0865716862 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 337 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Revised and updated edition.
  • Publisher: Gabriola, B.C. : New Society, 2011.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Renewable energy: clean, affordable, and reliable -- Conservation rules: the cornerstone of your energy future -- Solar hot water systems: satisfying domestic hot water needs with solar energy -- Free heat: passive solar and heat pumps -- Solar hot air and hot water systems: affordable heat from the sun -- Wood heat -- Passive cooling: staying cool naturally -- Solar electricity: powering your home with solar energy -- Wind power: meeting your needs for electricity -- Microhydro: generating electricity from running water.
Summary, etc.:
Presents information on how to improve a home's energy efficiency and switch to renewable energy resources to provide electricity, hot water, heat, and cooling for a home.
Subject: Dwellings > Energy conservation
Renewable energy sources.
Energy conservation
Houses > Heating and ventilation.
Renewable energy resources.

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