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Brand : PixyJack Press

Got Sun? Go Solar, Expanded 2nd Edition: Harness Nature’s Free Energy to Heat and Power Your Grid-Tied Home

This straight-talking book cuts through the green energy hype and explains how grid-connected homeowners can be smart about their energy future. Solar and wind-generated electricity, solar water heating, passive solar techniques and geothermal heating/cooling will enable homeowners to become self-sufficient while protecting themselves from rising utility rates and grid blackouts. With financial incentives now available, the time is perfect to utilize nature’s free energy.

Table of Contents
– Why Invest in Renewable Energy
– Is It Legal and Safe
– How Solar Electricity Works
– Grid-tied Solar and Wind System Options, with and without batteries
– Sizing Your Solar / Wind System
– What Does It Cost
– Any Financial Help Out There
– Permits & Paperwork
– Nuts & Bolts: What to Look For, What to Avoid
– Who Does the Solar/Wind Installation
– Using the Sun’s Warmth to Heat Your Home (NEW)
– Solar Water Heating Systems (NEW)
– Geothermal Heating & Cooling (NEW)
– Extensive Appendix includes manufacturers, associations, reference web sites, state energy offices, worksheets, glossary and more


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