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Solar Electricity Basics

Author : Dan Chiras
ISBN : 9780865716186
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 39. 98 MB
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Solar energy is an abundant resource. Once a curiosity, solar electric systems are becoming commonplace. As we transition away from finite and polluting fossil fuels, clean, reliable, and affordable renewable technologies such as solar electricity will become the mainstay of our energy supply. Solar Electricity Basics provides a clear understanding of the sun, solar energy, and solar electric systems. It discusses the theoretical, practical and economic aspects of residential solar installations including: Inverters Batteries and controllers Costs of solar electric systems Financial incentives System installation and maintenance Permits, covenants, utility interconnection and buying a system. Whether your goal is to lower your energy bill through a grid-connected system or to achieve complete energy independence, Solar Electricity Basics is the introduction you need-no PhD required!

Solar Home Heating Basics

Author : Dan Chiras
ISBN : 9781550925081
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 65. 64 MB
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A clean and simple introduction to heating your home with the power of the sun

Wind Power Basics

Author : Dan Chiras
ISBN : 9781550924473
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 84. 41 MB
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A clean and simple introduction to generating electricity from the wind.

The Homeowner S Guide To Renewable Energy

Author : Dan Chiras
ISBN : 9780865716865
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 88. 14 MB
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Presents information on how to improve a home's energy efficiency and switch to renewable energy resourses to provide electricity, hot water, heat, and cooling for a home.

Power From The Sun

Author : Dan Chiras
ISBN : 9781550924336
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Easy-to-understand, accurate, and comprehensive, this is the guide for anyone interested in installing a solar electric system. Power from the Sun provides a basic understanding of electricity, solar energy and the sun, and solar site assessment. It discusses the types of photovoltaics (PVs) and PV systems, advances in PVs, charge controllers, inverters, batteries, and generators, as well as the installation and maintenance of a PV system. This book is written for the layperson and is designed to raise the solar electricity literacy of readers. It provides a great overview of the many options available and is designed to help homeowners make wise decisions during the design, purchase, and installation of solar electric systems—and save a lot of money. Providing readers with the knowledge necessary to communicate effectively with PV installers, Power From the Sun is a great guide for homeowners, business owners, installers, architects, building department officials, utility company employees, and just about anyone else who wants to lower their energy bills or achieve greater energy independence. Dan Chiras is president of Sustainable Systems Design, Inc., a residential renewable energy and green building consulting firm, and is director of The Evergreen Institute’s Center for Renewable Energy and Green Building, which offers workshops on residential renewable energy and green building. He is an internationally acclaimed speaker and author and has published twenty-five books, including The Homeowner’s Guide to Renewable Energy and Power from the Wind.

Green Transportation Basics

Author : Dan Chiras
ISBN : 9781550924602
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 81. 98 MB
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A clean and simple introduction to less fuel-ish transportation.

Power From The Sun

Author : Dan Chiras
ISBN : 9781550926248
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 85. 23 MB
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Written for the layman, Power from the Sun is the fully revised and updated guide for individuals and businesses interested in generating their own solar electricity. Practical and accessible, it provides a basic understanding of electricity, wiring, and solar energy, and guides the reader through site assessment and determining the type of system needed, providing a solid understanding of grid-tied

Solar Energy

Author : Andy Walker
ISBN : 9781118416549
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 64. 66 MB
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Solar Energy is an authoritative reference on the design of solar energy systems in building projects, with applications, operating principles, and simple tools for the construction, engineering, and design professional. The book simplifies the solar design and engineering process, providing sample documentation and special tools that provide all the information needed for the complete design of a solar energy system for buildings to enable mainstream MEP and design firms, and not just solar energy specialists, to meet the growing demand for solar energy systems in building projects.

Pennsylvania Homeowner S Guide To Solar Electricity

Author : Vera Cole
ISBN : 0615310311
Genre : Electricity
File Size : 81. 47 MB
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Written specifically for Pennsylvania homeowners planning the installation of a solar electricity generating system, this book provides full details on new state and federal incentives that reduce the installed cost in Pennsylvania by over 50%. Other topics include site assessment for solar, Renewable Energy Credits (RECs), electricity pricing and rates, financial analysis and environmental impact. An exclusive companion website provides news and up-to-date links to relevant programs, agencies, forms, applications and installers. Together, the book and website provide Pennsylvania homeowners with all that's needed to decide, budget and plan.

Solar Electricity Handbook

Author : Michael Boxwell
ISBN : 9781907670008
Genre : Photovoltaic power systems
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