Wind Power For Dummies

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Learn about home-scale wind energy without getting blown away!

Are you thinking about exploring ways you can limit yourhome's environmental impact, but you're not sure whethera wind-energy system is right for you? Wind Power For Dummies gives you real-world, easy-to-understand tips and information on each step in the process of acquiring, installing, and maintaining a home-scale wind-energy system. Plus, you'll learn how to assess your current energy use, increase your home's ...

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Overview

Learn about home-scale wind energy without getting blown away!

Are you thinking about exploring ways you can limit yourhome's environmental impact, but you're not sure whethera wind-energy system is right for you? Wind Power For Dummies gives you real-world, easy-to-understand tips and information on each step in the process of acquiring, installing, and maintaining a home-scale wind-energy system. Plus, you'll learn how to assess your current energy use, increase your home's energy efficiency, and determine your site's wind-energy potential.

  • Getting a wind primer — determine whether wind energy is right for you, understand the parts of a basic wind-electric system, and discover basic electricity and wind-energy principles
  • Assessing your situation — get a realistic understanding of your site's wind-energy potential and check out alternate options to using wind energy
  • Assembling your system — find helpful advice on designing your wind-electric system, whether you're doing it yourself or working with experts
  • Installing and operating your system — use trusted tips on safely installing, living with, maintaining, and enjoying your wind-electric system

Open the book and find:

  • Electricity basics defined in clear English
  • Vital wind-energy principles
  • Advice on how to conduct a home energy assessment
  • Tips on how to increase your home's energy efficiency
  • Information on how wind energy will affect your wallet
  • The basic requirements for a productive, long-lasting system
  • Fundamentals on system sizing and design
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470496374
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/5/2009
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 172,993
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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  • Posted January 18, 2013

    Good Start

    Informative but preachy at times. As someone who knows nothing at all about wind power a learned a substantial amount of information but still need to do much more reading.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 7, 2012

    To all

    Dawnfire is locked out has been for 6 days

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 6, 2012

    Windsong

    Im the mentor to aurorapaw right mistystar thats what u said on the 31 of aug

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 4, 2012

    Blackfrost

    K thanks! It worked.

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    Posted August 1, 2012

    To i hate dawnfire

    You are a b****

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    Posted August 1, 2012

    Darkdream

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    Posted August 1, 2012

    Sunnystrike

    Can I mentor Aurorapaw please*she says luckely without showing her fangs*

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    Posted August 3, 2012

    To dawn

    U heard me. Im an orphan. Again

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    Posted August 3, 2012

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    HELLO?!?!?! IM SIX AND A HALF MOONS OLD!!!!!! (Can my mentor be Fangdusk?)

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    Posted August 3, 2012

    Fangdusk

    "I'll totally be a mentor!"
    -Fangdusk

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    Posted August 7, 2012

    Mistystar

    And we have moved camps.

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