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Author Ramsey, Dan, 1945-

Title The complete idiot's guide to solar power for your home / by Dan Ramsey with David Hughes.

Imprint New York, N.Y : Alpha Books, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    690.837 RAM 2010    Available
Edition 3rd ed.
Description xvii, 332 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-320) and index.
Contents Solar basics. Looking into the sun ; Solar power incentives and paybacks ; Financing your solar home ; Building your new solar home ; Retrofitting your home for solar power ; Solar landscaping savings -- Solar energy solutions. solar electric generation and storage ; Wind and water power ; Solar water heating ; Solar space heating -- Solar power systems. Supplemental power systems ; Grid-tie systems ; Off-grid systems ; Emergency power systems ; Portable power systems -- solar power projects. Buying solar systems and components ; Hiring the brightest solar contractor ; Installing your solar power system ; Maintaining your solar power system -- Appendixes. A, Estimating your home's energy needs ; B, Fifty ways to cut your home energy bills right now! ; C, Solar glossary.
Subject Solar houses.
Photovoltaic power generation.
Photovoltaic power systems.
Dwellings -- Power supply.
Added Author Hughes, David.
Added Title Solar power for your home
ISBN 9781615640010 (pbk.) : $19.95
1615640010 (pbk.) : $19.95

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