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Solar Power Your Home for Dummies


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Introduction. Part I: Playing the Energy Game. Chapter 1: Helping the World through Solar Power. Chapter 2: Surveying Your Household Energy Efficiency and Use. Chapter 3: Making Your Home Energy Efficient. Part II: Understanding Solar ? Just the Facts, Ma'am. Chapter 4: Working with Solar Basics. Chapter 5: Evaluating Your Solar Potential. Chapter 6: Calculating Payback on Your Solar Investment. Chapter 7: Installing Your Solar System. Part III: Applications Aplenty: Projects from Small to Large. Chapter 8: Digging In to Landscape Projects. Chapter 9: Jumping In to Small Projects with Big Results. Chapter 10: Heating and Purifying Water. Chapter 11: Diving In to Swimming Pool Projects. Chapter 12: Supplementing Your Domestic Water Heater. Chapter 13: Breezeway: Directing Wind within Your House. Chapter 14: Solar Pumps, Wind Power, Hydro Power, and Batteries in Applications. Chapter 15: Glass Houses (and Plastic, Too): Greenhouses and Sunrooms. Part IV: Exploring Full-Scale Photovoltaic Systems. Chapter 16: Taking a Close Look at Photovoltaic Systems. Chapter 17: Is a Full-Scale PV System Worth the Investment? Chapter 18: Divorcing the Grid: Going Solo with Solar Power Systems. Chapter 19: Do It Yourself or Contract Out? Chapter 20: Finding the Cash to Get the Job Done. Part V: Buying, Selling, and Building a Solar Home. Chapter 21: Building a Solar Home from the Ground Up. Chapter 22: Buying and Selling a Solar Home. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 23: Ten Best Solar Investments. Chapter 24: Ten or So Best Do-It-Yourself Projects. Chapter 25: Ten Cheap Solar Projects and Devices. Chapter 26: Ten or So Worst Solar Mistakes. Index.

About the Author

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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