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Renewable Energies for Your Home Real-World Solutions for Green Conversions

Renewable Energies for Your Home gives you sustainable home energy solutions that won't drain your wallet or the power grid

Renewable Energies for Your Home Real-World Solutions for Green Conversions

Price: $24.95

Product Code: 9780071622851

ISBN: 9780071622851

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Binding: Paperback

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

It’s not always easy being green, and sometimes it costs more than you would expect to get an eco-friendly home improvement project up and running. Renewable Energies for Your Home gives all readers sustainable home energy solutions that will drain the wallet or the power grid. Get details on generating heat with biomass fuels and other ways to use ethanol and biodiesel in your home. You will discover how to harness affordable wind power and soak up free solar energy. Filled with step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations and photos, this hands-on guide will help you reduce your carbon footprint and increase your cash flow at the same time! This text is 224 pp.

Renewable Energies for Your Home covers:

  • Energy savings and environmental benefits
  • Making bioburn-a firewood substitute
  • Wind turbines
  • Biomass fuels, including ethanol, biodiesel, used fryer oil, and wood
  • Producing your own biodiesel without titration
  • Assembling a biolight grill and fire starter
  • Creating a wind/solar hybrid electric system
  • Solar lighting, heating, water heating, and electric generation
  • Building a solar heat collector

Table of Contents:

  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Biodiesel
  • 3. Ethanol
  • 4. Carbon Natural Gas
  • 5. Hydrogen
  • 6. Electric/hybrid
  • 7. Waste Vegetable Oil
  • 8. BioMass
  • 9. Conclusion
  • 10. Sources

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