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Solar Power Your Home For Dummies, 2nd Edition
     

Solar Power Your Home For Dummies, 2nd Edition

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by Rik DeGunther
 

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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

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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!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470873656
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/05/2010
Series:
For Dummies Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
338,055
File size:
3 MB

Meet 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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Solar Power Your Home For Dummies 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 17 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Fire &Xi <br> Name-Firenose <br> Gender- &male <br> Age-18 moons <br> Appearance- Dark ginger with dark amber eyes and dark brown tabby stripes and around muzzle <p> Water &delta <br> Name~Rippleheart <br> Age~18 moons <br> Gender~ &female <br> Apperance~ Silvery gray with white tabby stripes and ucy blue eyes and a long furred pelt <p> Earth &#10003 <br> Name- Mudwing <br> Gender- &male <br> Age- 18 moons <br> Appearance- Dark brown tom with dark blue eyes <p> Air &#9834 <br> Name~ Wispsong <br> Age~ &female <br> Gender~ &female <br> Appearance~ Silvert blueish color with a white underbelly and ears and light green eyes
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Name- Smokyfur <br> Age- 9 moons (extremely young for a warrior.) <br> Gender- tom <br> Appearance- smoky gray fur with yellow eyes. <br> Family- Tigger (father, kittypet), Easter (mother, kittypet), Harry (brother, kittypet), Margo (sister, kittypet). <br> History- he was born a kittypet. <br> Mate/Crush/Kits- none/*cough*Crystalmoon...*cough cough*/ none. <p> Name- Darkkit <br> Age- 3 moons <br> Gender- tom <br> Appearance- see Nighteagle bio. <br> Family- Crystalmoon (mother, possibly deceased), Nighteagle (father, inactive), Frostkit (sister, inactive), Icekit (sister, inactive). <br> History- yet to be made. <br> Mate/Crush/Kits- nu./possibly sometime soon./*facepaw*.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Name:its pancakes of course!! (Look up dumbo) nicky nameys: none so far looks: she has silverish gray fur with white paws and a black area over her eye that is shaped like a bird. Her eyes are blue. Gender:femme. Female. Watev. Personality: meh meet meh. XD
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Name:Zixzan Kedashi Appearence:Golden fur with yingyang sign on th back. Left eye:Bright green right eye: blood red Skills:Theif assasain physical trainer. Negoiator. Mental trainer. Abstract artist Trickery personality:Eccentric kind polite distant history:find out crush:n/a
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Name: Really just really... Age: 10 Moons Description: a snow white she with ice blue eyes she has one silver paw and her tail is tipped silver. Personality: She can be shy but very crazy and out going. She loves to play but can be super serious. Crush: sadly she cant have one.... Mate: *tears up* STOP ASKING ME SO MUCH WEIRD QUESTIONS! NO OK NO! Kits: ARE YOU OUT OF YOUR MIND. Other: Sometimes she wishes she wasnt the medicen cat apprentace.....
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Name: Frostleaf <br> Age: 24 moons <br> Rank: Warrior <br> Apperance: A slim, light grey and white she cat with dark silver-grey tabby markings and pretty, spring green eyes. <br> Personality: Confident, calm, and smart, almost impossible to upset but she has an impressive temper if you manage to annoy her. Sometimes sarcastic, sometimes funny and cheerful, she has a soft spot for kits and loves hunting. <br> Crush/mate/kits: NA
cphillips107 More than 1 year ago
Good book for getting started All the basics are covered as well as theory, in easy to digest passages.
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Name :: Icepaw<p>Gender :: she-cat<p>Age :: 6 moons<p>Looks ::<br>-Fur-white with silver stripes and a line of silver spots under each eye<br>-Eyes-sharp blue eyes<p>Crush :: Blazepaw<p>Mate :: No!!!<p>Kits :: SERIOUSLY?!<p>History :: when her mother she didn't die completely. She is living on inside Icepaw. Just like Cinderpelt living on in Cinderheart. Mother was killed by Bloodclan<p>Family :: Crystalmoon(mother, deceased), Nighteagle(father, unactive), Darkkit(brother), and Icespirit(mother's sister)<p>Personality :: meet me<p>Other :: has several memories from Crystalmoon. Sometimes ha a memory and thinks that it is actually happening.<p>Siggy :: &star&#20807IceKiT#20807&star<p>|-Icekit-|
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Name: Skyclaw <br> Gender: she <br> Apearance: very light grey and cream (organized in patches) with a dark grey claw (front left) and white underbelly. She has a pale orange tailtip and right half of her face. She has blue eyes with flecks of white and pale yellow. <br> Crush/mate/kits: no/once, but he di<_>ed/january 2nd, she's due
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Name: look up ya kitta! Gender: man tom bf king. You get the idea....... Age: 15 in cat years. Rank:leader Looks: a huge blue-grey tom with long claws and fangs, and a silver streak over his ears and eye. Crush: bluebird(darky) Mate: no Kits: sagekit (adopted kit) Persanatly: nice most if the, but quick to anger, and then watch out! Other: ask meh!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I FRICJIN LOVE SKILLET UR THEME SONG SHOULD BE MONSTER
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Batkit?