How to Solar Power your Home

How to Solar Power your Home

Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply

Book - 2010
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Baker & Taylor
Reveals how to search for, buy or build a solar power system for one's home, in a book that also looks at the real estate prospects for an solar-powered home. Original.

Book News
This guide to home solar energy provides clear instructions for tackling many types of energy generation, efficiency and conservation projects. Beginning with an overview of solar energy principles, types of applications and an assessment of the solar potential of the home, this volume covers active and passive solar systems, home energy efficiency, solar power system design, components, tax rebates and subsidies and system maintenance. Chapters include sidebars and tips, illustrations and equations as well as checklists to use throughout the solarizing process. The work includes appendices that contain cost assessment tables as well as an extensive list of online resources. Maeda is writer living in Florida. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Ocala, Fla. : Atlantic Pub. Group, c2010
ISBN: 9781601383617
Characteristics: 336 p. : ill. ; 23 cm


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