The Homeowners Guide to Energy Independence
Alternative Power Sources for the Average AmericanBook - 2006
The Homeowner's Guide to Energy Independence is a guide to the most viable and affordable alternative energy sources, including solar panels, wind generators, hydrogen fuel cells, wood, hydro-electric, geothermal heat pumps, and more. Whether you want to moderately supplement your traditional fuel-burning furnace or completely revamp your home, this book has what you need. You'll learn about the most progressive and advanced options that have become available to the consumer as well as tried and true energy conservation techniques. You'll learn how much each method costs, and how quickly you will recoup any investment in alternative energy. A chapter covers fuel efficient cars and alternative fuel transportation. Also included is a list of contacts and resources, so you can get started today.
Publisher: Guilford, CT : Lyons Press, c2006
Characteristics: xix, 178 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: Energy independence