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Author Smith, Eric W. (Eric William), 1951-

Title DIY solar projects : how to put the sun to work in your home / by Eric Smith.

Imprint Minneapolis, Minn. : Creative Pub. International, c2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    644 SMI    Available
Description 160 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 152) and index.
Contents Introduction. A look into the future -- Solar electricity. The solar-powered home -- Assembling a solar electric system -- Mounting solar panels -- Stand alone solar light system -- Solar-powered security light -- Solar heat. Collecting the heat of the sun -- Solar oven -- Solar water heaters -- Solar hot air collector, window mount -- Hot air collector, roof mount -- Solar still -- Solar lumber kiln.
Summary "Provides homeowners with do-it-yourself information on building and installing a wide variety of solar projects for use in the home. Projects include water heaters, lights, heat pumps, charging stations and supplemental electricity"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Solar houses -- Amateurs' manuals.
Dwellings -- Energy conservation -- Amateurs' manuals.
Photovoltaic power generation -- Amateurs' manuals.
Solar heating -- Amateurs' manuals.
Added Title Solar projects
Do it yourself solar projects
ISBN 9781589236035 (soft cover)
1589236033 (soft cover)

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