Solar Power Your Home For Dummies (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 5, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 416 pages
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The bestselling alternative energy reference book in North America—now in an updated edition

Want to take advantage of solar power in your home? Whether you’re looking to save on your energy costs by adding a few solar components or you want to build a solar-powered house from the ground up, Solar Power For Dummies, 2nd Edition takes the mystery out of this energy source and shows you how to put it to work for you!

This new edition gives you hands-on tips and techniques for making your home more energy-efficient though solar power—and helping the planet at the same time. Plus, you’ll get all the latest information on changes to federal, state, and local regulations, laws, and tax incentives that seek to make solar-power adoption more feasible.

  • Expanded coverage of the technology that underpins full-scale solar-power systems for the home
  • New small- and mid-sized solar products, projects, and applications
  • Rik DeGunther is a design engineer who started his own energy consulting firm

Featuring ten of the easiest and cheapest DIY solar projects, Solar Power For Dummies, 2nd Edition is the fun and easy way to meet your energy needs with this clean power source!

  

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Contents

Section 1
6
Section 2
7
Section 3
25
Section 4
45
Section 5
60
Section 6
66
Section 7
67
Section 8
81
Section 20
210
Section 21
213
Section 22
221
Section 23
235
Section 24
248
Section 25
249
Section 26
271
Section 27
287

Section 9
91
Section 10
93
Section 11
111
Section 12
120
Section 13
121
Section 14
135
Section 15
159
Section 16
163
Section 17
177
Section 18
187
Section 19
203
Section 28
299
Section 29
311
Section 30
324
Section 31
325
Section 32
337
Section 33
350
Section 34
351
Section 35
357
Section 36
363
Section 37
367
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About the author (2010)

Rik DeGunther is the founder of Efficient Homes, an energy auditing and consulting firm. He holds a BS in Engineering Physics and dual Masters degrees in Applied Physics and Engineering Economic Systems. Rik is also the author of Energy Efficient Homes For Dummies and Alternative Energy For Dummies.

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