The Renewable Energy Home Handbook

Your step-by-step guide to choosing, using and installing renewable energy for the home

Most renewable energy systems aren’t new, but their use is, and with so many systems available, and so many variables to consider, choosing the best system for your home can be daunting.
The Renewable Energy Home Handbook shows how each of the main renewable energy technologies work, and provides step-by-step details of how a system is installed.
Taking an in-depth look at the pros – and cons – of each type of installation, this manual facilitates a complete understanding of each system, allowing you to determine what's best for you and your home.
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Biased towards the practical, The Renewable Energy Home Handbook covers the installation of all the leading types of alternative domestic energy sources.
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  • The only step-by-step, practical guide to selecting and installing renewable eco-energy projects
  • Technical details made easy with over 770 colour illustrations
  • Written by renewable energy guru, Lindsay Porter – for many years, one of the UK's foremost technical writers
  • Clear explanations of all the upsides of each type of technology – and all the downsides, too!
  • Produced with key advice from many leading companies, organisations and experts in renewable energy
  • Includes most of the leading technologies applicable in the UK and Europe, North America and Australia
  • Covers solar water heating and electricity generation, and air source and ground source heat pumps
  • Shows how to live off-grid with a domestic wind turbine
  • Explains bio-mass heating systems, home insulation and energy saving
... and more besides
Covering the UK and European standards and practices, as well as the requirements in North America – the types of technology, the range of conditions encountered and calculations required – The Renewable Energy Home Handbook contains all the information you need to make an informed decision, including links to sources of further online information that are specifically relevant to the United States, as well as Northern Europe.

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SKU V4759 • Hardback • 270x207mm • £24.99 • 192 pages • 773 pictures • ISBN: 978-1-845847-59-3 • UPC: 6-36847-04759-7
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© Copyright Lindsay Porter & Veloce Publishing Ltd 2015

© Copyright Lindsay Porter & Veloce Publishing Ltd 2015