SOLARIZING YOUR PRESENT HOME is the complete homeowner's guide that shows you how to: **stop your house's heat leaks; **find out just how much solar energy it can collect for space and water heating; **build and install economical solar how water systems; **install solar windows, skylights and clerestories for heating and daylighting; **build air-heating collectors and solar greenhouses; and **"get it all together" and give your house a total solar retrofit, and much, much more! Most homes aren't ready for the energy costs of the 21st century. They need energy upgrading, and they need it now. With this book you can plan, design, build and operate over 30 different kinds of solar heating and natural cooling systems, systems that are uncomplicated and economical, and guaranteed to reduce your present home energy consumption by up to 80%. With step-by-step instructions, closely detailed illustrations and dozens of photos, these projects show you how to tailor these systems to your home, your climate and your budget. As a home energy source, solar energy is ready and waiting for you to take the plunge into SOLARIZING YOUR PRESENT HOME.
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Book Description Rodale Press, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0878573674
Book Description Rodale Press, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0878573674
Book Description Rodale Press, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110878573674
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