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Author Smith, Eric W. (Eric William), 1951-

Title DIY solar projects : small projects to whole-home systems : tap into the sun / Eric Smith and Philip Schmidt with Troy Wanek
Edition Updated edition
Published Minneapolis, Minnesota : Quarto Publishing Group USA Inc., Cool Springs Press, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (195 pages) : color illustrations
Contents Cover ; Title ; Copyright ; Contents ; Introduction; Wherever the Sun Shines; SOLAR ELECTRICITY; How Sunlight Becomes Electricity; Solar Power Basics; Mounting Solar Modules; Solar Electricity Safety; Installing Simple DC Systems; 12-Volt Solar Light System; Solar-Powered Security Light; Planning for Whole-House Power; Mobile Solar: RVs, Boats & Portable Power; SOLAR HEAT; Solar Ovens; Solar Water Heater; Solar Hot Air Collector-Window Mount; Solar Hot Air Collector-Roof Mount; Solar Still; Solar Lumber Kiln; Glossary; Resources; Photo Credits; Conversions; Index; A ; B ; C ; D ; E ; F ; G ; H I ; L ; M ; N ; O ; P ; R ; S ; T ; U ; V ; W ; Z
Summary This new edition of DIY Solar Projects uses step-by-step photos to teach readers how to harness the sun's energy to power solar ovens, air circulators, water heaters, and many more projects
Notes Includes index
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Subject Dwellings -- Energy conservation -- Amateurs' manuals.
Photovoltaic power generation -- Amateurs' manuals.
Solar heating -- Amateurs' manuals.
Solar houses -- Amateurs' manuals.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Schmidt, Philip.
Wanek, Troy.
ISBN 0760350906 (electronic bk.)
9780760350904 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Solar projects
Do it yourself solar projects