The Homeowner's Energy Handbook by Paul Scheckel
Your Guide to Getting Off the Grid

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The The Homeowner’s Energy Handbook:Your Guide To Getting Off The Grid is an important operating resource for homeowners looking to redesign energy conservation enhancements into the existing building structure.
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Are you looking for creative ways to lower your energy costs, generate more of your own power, or become less reliant on the grid? Paul Scheckel offers practical advice for taking matters into your own hands. Explaining the fundamentals of solar, wind, water, and biofuel energy production, Scheckel shows you how to build and maintain a wide variety of energy-saving and energy-producing equipment, ranging from thermosiphon solar hot water collectors to bicycle-powered generators. Use less energy, save money, and help preserve the environment. 

 

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PaulScheckel is an energy auditor and consultant who has visited more than 3,000 homes, educating people about energy efficiency, cost-effective improvements, and indoor air quality. His articles have appeared in such publications as Mother Earth News, Home Power, and Vermont Life, and he contributes a monthly energy and environment column to two state-wide newspapers. A frequent radio guest, Scheckel has also appeared as a guest expert on the acclaimed television show “Ask this Old House”. He lives off-grid in northern Vermont with his family in a solar- and wind-powered house.
 
Published April 29, 2013 by Storey Publishing, LLC. 288 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Science & Math. Non-fiction
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Reviewed by Dr Joseph S Maresca on Jun 25 2013

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