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Ad number:#662005997
Contact:Howard Walker
Phone:(540) 788-4344
City:United States
Zip:20119
Price:$30.00

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Kingston – Solar Energy

Condition: Excellent

Book 1 - Solarizing Your Present Home – Edited by Joe Carter

Publisher: Rodale Press

Illustrated, Project Construction, Charts and Graphs

SOLARIZING YOUR PRESENT HOME is the complete homeowner's guide that shows you how to: **stop your house's heat leaks; **find out just how much solar energy it can collect for space and water heating; **build and install economical solar how water systems; **install solar windows, skylights and clerestories for heating and daylighting; **build air-heating collectors and solar greenhouses; and **"get it all together" and give your house a total solar retrofit, and much, much more! Most homes aren't ready for the energy costs of the 21st century. They need energy upgrading, and they need it now. With this book you can plan, design, build and operate over 30 different kinds of solar heating and natural cooling systems, systems that are uncomplicated and economical, and guaranteed to reduce your present home energy consumption by up to 80%. With step-by-step instructions, closely detailed illustrations and dozens of photos, these projects show you how to tailor these systems to your home, your climate and your budget. As a home energy source, solar energy is ready and waiting for you to take the plunge into SOLARIZING YOUR PRESENT HOME.

Contents by Chapter

Introduction – Energy: A National Problem with some Household Remedies Working with This Book
1. Getting Started
2. Domestic Hot Water
3. Space Heating
4. Solar Additions
5. Natural Cooling
6. The Whole House

The Contributors
Index

Hardcover 671 pages ISBN: 0-87857-367-4

Book 2 – How to Use Solar Energy In Your Home and Business – by Ted Lucas

Publisher: Ward Ritchie Press

Provides technical descriptions of a wide variety of solar heating systems as well as discussing successful large and small-scale projects throughout the United States.

Pictorials, Solar Panel Designs, How To…, Sources of Supply

Contents by Chapter
1. How to Cut Your Utility Bills
2. Solar Water Heating: New techniques for Saving Money
3. Installing a Commercial Solar Water heater
4. Solar Space Systems – Liquid Type
5. The Advantages of Air Type Solar Collector Systems
6. Solar Heat for Summer Cooling
7. Passive Solar Techniques – Versatile and Low Cost
8. Solar heating for Swimming Pools and Spas
9. Solar Heating Systems need Automatic Controls
10. Solar Energy for Your Business: A Necessity Soon
11. Solar Cells, Space Stations and Electric Cars
12. Windmills as Power Plants

Glossary of Technical Terms

Appendix 1: Manufacturers of Solar Collectors and Wind Generators
Appendix 2: Number of Sol-R-Tech Panels Required for Domestic Hot Water per Person
Appendix 3: Facts About the Sun
Appendix 4: Isolation Maps – January Through December

Index

Paperback 315 pages ISBN: 0378-06380-4

Heating the Home Water Supply

Author: Larry Gay

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