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ENERGY Power up! Move beyond fossil fuels and explore how renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, and hydro can power a more resilient world and help mitigate climate change.

Solar Electricity Basics - Revised and Updated 2nd Edition

Solar Electricity Basics is a highly readable introduction to a promising technology, ideal for homeowners, business owners, builders, and students. It covers everything you need to work with solar electricity including sizing a solar electric system, types of systems, how systems operate, and costs and benefits.

Solar Electricity Basics - Revised and Updated 2nd Edition

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Power from the Wind - 2nd Edition

‣ Skyrocketing energy costs and constant reminders of the impacts of conventional energy sources are making homeowners and businesses look at different ways to use energy more efficiently and to generate their own electricity to reduce fuel bills and their carbon footprint.

Power From the Wind is the completely revised and updated ...

Power from the Wind - 2nd Edition

Paperback $29.99
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Backyard Biodiesel

‣ Small-scale home biodiesel production holds a singular attraction for the do-it-yourself enthusiast. While perhaps it can't save the world, this unique renewable fuel is economical, fun to make, better for the environment, and will help you reduce your dependence on Big Oil. And getting started is easier than you think.

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Backyard Biodiesel

Paperback $24.95
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Real Goods Solar Living Sourcebook

The Real Goods Solar Living Sourcebook is the definitive guide to renewable energy, sustainable living, alternative transportation, natural and green building, homesteading, energy conservation and off-grid living. This revised 14th edition contains expanded information on permaculture, biodynamics, and emergency preparedness.

Real Goods Solar Living Sourcebook

Paperback $39.95
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Cold, Hungry and in the Dark

‣ Conventional wisdom has North America entering a new era of energy abundance thanks to shale gas. But has industry been honest? Cold, Hungry and in the Dark argues that declining productivity combined with increasing demand will trigger a crisis that will cause prices to skyrocket, damage the economy and have a profound impact on ...

Cold, Hungry and in the Dark

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Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings-10th Edition

‣ The Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings has sold nearly a 250,000 copies since 1990. Completely revised and updated to incorporate the latest developments in green technology, this is the definitive resource for consumers searching for the most cost-effective and energy-efficient household products and technologies.

Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings-10th Edition

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Solar Home Heating Basics

‣ As fossil fuel supplies dwindle, home heating will be one of the major challenges in temperate and cold climates. The reserves of natural gas used to heat the majority of North American buildings are rapidly being depleted. This latest Green Energy Guide helps readers who want to slash their energy bills and reduce their dependence ...

Solar Home Heating Basics

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Home Sweet Zero Energy Home

‣ Zero energy homes produce at least as much energy as they consume through a combination of energy efficiencies, passive design and renewable energy production. California has adopted zero net energy as the new residential standard for 2020; many other governments are considering similar policies. Developing zero energy homes is ...

Home Sweet Zero Energy Home

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The Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy-Revised & Updated Edition

‣ Energy bills have skyrocketed in North America, and traditional energy sources can be as damaging to the environment as they are to your pocketbook. The Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy will show you how to slash your home energy costs while dramatically reducing your carbon footprint.

Completely revised and updated, this new ...

The Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy-Revised & Updated Edition

Paperback $28.95
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Green Transportation Basics

‣ Our automobile culture is devastating for the environment, but private passenger vehicles are unlikely to disappear from our roads anytime soon. Greener cars and fuels will be a necessity for many years to come.

Green Transportation Basics is a guide to greening your personal driving habits by dramatically improving the efficiency ...

Green Transportation Basics

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Solar Electricity Basics
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 ...

Solar Electricity Basics

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Serious Microhydro
Waterpower is the largest source of renewable energy in the world today, and microhydro is a mature, proven technology that can provide clean, inexpensive, renewable energy with little or no impact on the environment.

Serious Microhydro brings you dozens of firsthand stories of energy independence covering a complete range of systems, ...

Serious Microhydro

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