The renewable energy handbook: a guide to rural independence, off-grid and sustainable living

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Aztext Press,
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?2005.
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As oil prices continue to rise, many people are starting to think about how to unhook from the electricity grid. The Renewable Energy Handbook focuses completely on off-grid, sustainable living and rural energy independence. Author/engineer William H. Kemp, who is a leading expert in small- and mid-scale renewable energy technologies, designed and built his own off-grid home. The result is a house that has all the standard middle-class creature comforts while using less than five times the total fossil-fuel energy of the average North American house. The Renewable Energy Handbook focuses on the unique requirements of off-grid living and contains chapters on energy conservation; heating and cooling; backup power; domestic water heating; wireless communications; photovoltaic, wind, and microhydro energy generation; battery selection; and inverters. Since its release in 2003, The Renewable Energy Handbook has been a top-selling technology book and is recognized as the best book in its field. The book is augmented with hundreds of illustrations, line drawings, photographs, and appendices.
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subject_facetEnergy conservation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
HOUSE & HOME / Remodeling & Renovation
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
Natural resources
Power resources
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Solar energy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
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title_displayThe renewable energy handbook : a guide to rural independence, off-grid and sustainable living
title_fullThe renewable energy handbook : a guide to rural independence, off-grid and sustainable living / William H. Kemp
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NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
Natural resources
Power resources
Renewable energy sources
Solar energy
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