Renewable Energy Made Simple: Your Quick-start Guide to Wind, Solar, and Geothermal Energy Sources

If you are like millions of other Americans, you want to make renewable energy a major part of your lifestyle. The most meaningful and satisfying way to do that is to bring renewable energy sources into your home.

Which systems are most important? What are the major factors to help you decide which renewable energy systems can work for you?

By reading this book you will learn essential answers to those questions. You will also learn:

How do these systems work?

* What are their major benefits and features?

* What are their biggest drawbacks and constraints?

* What are the biggest risks and challenges you need to consider?

You will get answers to all of those questions from a certified professional in the renewable energy industry with over 15 years of experience. Read this book to learn essential information about:

* Solar energy and solar heating

* Wind energy

* Geothermal energy systems (heat pumps)

* Home battery systems

After a quick overview of these systems, you will also learn:

* How to assess your property for each system

* Costs of systems – both installation and ongoing maintenance

* How to find qualified contractors and installers

* Macro-economic factors that you need to consider



“I wish I had this information before I worked through the process to decide to install solar panels on my home. Excellent information that is easy to understand and tells you what questions to ask.”

— Michael Johnson, retired aerospace engineer, San Antonio, TX



Educating yourself on renewable energy is essential so you can be a responsible and informed citizen. If you want renewable energy in your life, read this book first!


Solar Electricity Handbook – 2019 Edition: A simple, practical guide to solar energy – designing and installing solar photovoltaic systems.

Solar Energy is a wonderful concept. Take free energy from the sun and use it to power electrical equipment. No ongoing electricity bills, no reliance on an electricity socket. ‘Free’ electricity that does not harm the planet.Generating electricity from sunlight alone is a powerful resource, with applications and benefits throughout the world. But how does it work? What is it suitable for? How much does it cost? How do I install it? This best-selling, internet linked book answers all these questions and shows you how to use the power of the sun to generate electricity yourself.Now in its thirteenth edition, this book assumes no previous knowledge. It explains the advantages of solar energy and the drawbacks you need to consider. As well as explaining the underlying principles, it provides a step-by-step guide so that you can successfully design and install a solar energy system from scratch. The website that accompanies this book includes online solar calculators and tools to simplify your solar installation, ensuring that building your system is as straightforward and successful as possible. Readers can also get in touch directly with the author to ask questions and get further support with their solar projects.


The New Simple And Practical Solar Component Guide

Have you ever wanted to save money on electricity and become energy-independent

Do you want to protect your family from regular power outages and negligence of local utility?
 
The book “The New Simple and Practical Solar Component Guide” helps you accomplish this by understanding the essentials of building blocks of solar and harnessing solar power.
Written by electronic engineers this easy-to-read-and-follow solar components guide demystifies all of the components of a solar power system in a way that anyone without a technical background can understand.
 
 The book is useful for a broad audience: technically and non-technically inclined people, beginners and advanced in solar power, and professionals of engineering background.
 
 Based on thousand hours of research and experience, the book contains practical solar power information you cannot find and cannot apply by just searching the web.
 
This book will save you a lot of money and trouble for years to come!
 This book shades lights on:
 
 – electricity basics related to solar power
 
 -solar power system types
  -solar power system components: 
  -solar panel module types 
  -bypass diodes -blocking diodes 
  -inverters 
  -microinvertes
  -charge controllers
 
  -batteries
 
 -fuses 
 -surge protectors/arrestors 
 –disconnects (circuit breakers)
 
 -junction (combiner) boxes
 
 -cables … and more.
 
Furthermore, this guide provides you with a serious introduction and practical information to solar power coupled with action-oriented how-to tips and guidelines about selecting, combining and sizing solar components as well.
 
 Every journey starts with most important first steps and having a solid foundation about solar components is a prerequisite for getting an efficient safe and cost effective solar power system for your home, RV vehicle, boat or business.
 
 Without this essential knowledge, every attempt for designing and sizing a solar power system will be either fruitless or counterproductive.
 
Grab the Book Today and Get Started Saving Money on Electricity and Becoming Energy Independent. Act Now!


Solar Electricity Handbook: 2017 Edition: A simple, practical guide to solar energy ? designing and installing solar photovoltaic systems.

Solar Energy is a wonderful concept. Take free energy from the sun and use it to power electrical equipment. No ongoing electricity bills, no reliance on an electricity socket. ‘Free’ electricity that does not harm the planet.

Of course, the reality is more complicated than that, yet generating electricity from sunlight alone is a powerful resource, with applications and benefits throughout the world. But how does it work? What is it suitable for? How much does it cost? How do I install it? This best-selling, internet linked book answers all these questions and shows you how to use the power of the sun to generate electricity yourself.

Now in its eleventh edition, this book assumes no previous knowledge. It explains the advantages of solar energy and the drawbacks you need to take into account. As well as explaining the underlying principles, it provides a step-by-step guide so that you can successfully design and install a solar energy system from scratch.

The website that accompanies this book includes online solar calculators and tools to simplify your solar installation, ensuring that building your system is as straightforward and successful as possible. Readers can also get in touch directly with the author to ask questions and get further support with their solar projects.


Solar Electricity Handbook – 2015 Edition: A simple, practical guide to solar energy – designing and installing solar PV systems.

The Solar Electricity Handbook – 2015 Edition, is a simple, practical guide to using electric solar panels and designing and installing photovoltaic PV systems.

Now in its ninth edition, the book assumes no previous knowledge of solar electric systems. The book explains how solar panels work and how they can be used. It explains the advantages of solar energy and the drawbacks that you need to take into account when designing a solar power system.

As well as explaining the underlying principles, it provides a step-by-step guide so that you can successfully design and install a photovoltaic solar system from scratch. Unlike many guides, The Solar Electricity Handbook explains the principles behind the technology, allowing the reader to design solar energy systems with confidence. The book has been used all around the world, designing systems as diverse as providing entire African villages with electricity, powering vending machines, building grid-tied systems for housing, building a one-off solar electric car and creating lighting for an allotment shed.

Accompanying the book is a website that provides solar calculators and online tools to help simplify the solar design process, including a unique database of sunlight values for every major town and city in every country in the world that has been created specifically for this book in conjunction with NASA.

Readers can also get in touch with the author directly to ask questions and get further support with their solar projects.

Why buy the Solar Electricity Handbook?

  • The Handbook is a simple, practical guide to using electric photovoltaic panels.
  • The book is suitable for enthusiastic novices for building professionals and architects learning about photovoltaics.
  • Clear examples, diagrams and example projects are given to demonstrate the true capabilities of these systems.
  • The Handbook is updated yearly, providing a up-to-date reference for anyone planning to use electric photovoltaic technology.
  • It is the most comprehensive book on solar electric systems available today.
  • It is backed up by the most powerful online calculator tools available, to make your design and calculations as straightforward as possible.
  • With comprehensive detail in the book for North America, Asia, Australia and Europe, the Handbook provides you with information that is relevant to you and your project – wherever you live.

Simple Green 18201 House and Siding Cleaner, 1 Gallon Bottle

Simple Green house and siding cleaner is specially formulated to remove environmental pollution, dirt and grime from vinyl and aluminum siding, stucco, terra cotta roof tiles, and painted wood. It is also a perfect choice for use on shake, shingle or panel siding. This powerful formula was developed to be used with pressure washing systems or to be used manually as a powerful house, siding, and roof cleaner. Safe for vinyl and aluminum siding, stucco, painted wood, shake, shingle or panel siding, it removes environmental pollution, dirt, grime, and ugly mold and mildew stains. It’s also non-toxic, biodegradable, and safe for pressure washing equipment. Simple Green house and siding cleaner is an economical concentrate so a little goes a long way. The cleaning solution will not harm plants, trees, shrubbery, or lawns, and is safe for use in areas visited by children, pets, or other wildlife (be sure to water into lawn, planters, dirt, or grass thoroughly, which will also flush cleaning solution out of pressure washing equipment). Where to use: Simple Green house and siding cleaner is ideal for use on home exteriors including stucco, vinyl siding, aluminum siding, painted wood, and shake, shingle or panel siding. It can also be used on vinyl, plastic, and painted or treated wood outdoor furniture, terra cotta roof tiles, arbors, gazebos, and more. Size: 1 gallon bottle.

Product Features

  • Simple Green house and siding cleaner is specially formulated to remove environmental pollution, dirt and grime from vinyl and aluminum siding, stucco, terra cotta roof tiles, and painted wood
  • It is also a perfect choice for use on shake, shingle or panel siding
  • This powerful formula was developed to be used with pressure washing systems or to be used manually as a powerful house, siding, and roof cleaner
  • Safe for vinyl and aluminum siding, stucco, painted wood, shake, shingle or panel siding
  • Safe for pressure washing machinery or for manual application, makes over 11 gallons of cleaning solution for manual application


Solar Electricity Handbook – 2012 Edition: A Simple Practical Guide to Solar Energy – Designing and Installing Photovoltaic Solar Electric Systems

The Solar Electricity Handbook is a practical and straightforward guide to using electric solar panels. Assuming no previous knowledge of solar panels, the book explains how solar panels work, how they can be used and explains the steps you need to take to successfully design and install a solar electric system from scratch using photovoltaic solar panels.

This is an up to date 2012 Edition of the book with even more diagrams, details and up-to-the-minute information on this exciting technology.

Accompanying this book is a solar resource website containing lots of useful information, lists of suppliers and on-line solar energy calculators that will simplify the cost analysis and design processes.

Why buy the Solar Electricity Handbook?

  • The Handbook is a simple, practical guide to using electric photovoltaic panels.
  • The book is suitable for enthusiastic novices, students and building professionals.
  • Clear examples, diagrams and example projects are given to demonstrate the true capabilities of these systems.
  • The Handbook is updated yearly, providing an up-to-date reference for anyone planning to use electric photovoltaic technology.
  • It is the most comprehensive book on solar electric systems available today.
  • It is backed up by the most powerful online calculator tools available, to make your design and calculations as straightforward as possible.
  • With comprehensive detail in the book for all around the world, the Handbook provides you with information that is relevant to you and your project – where ever you live.

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  • Used Book in Good Condition


SIMPLE GREEN 432105 Oxy Stain and Odor Oxidizer Trigger for Dog, 32-Ounce

Simple Green Oxy Dog Stain & Odor RemoverSimple Green Oxy Dog Stain & Odor Remover is a fast acting formula that removes not only stains but the odor stains leave behind. Formulated with the natural power of peroxide to destroy pet stains and odors on most water safe surfaces. Ideal for carpet, upholstery, tile, grout, finished or painted wood, laminate flooring, linoleum, vinyl, concrete, brick, block and more.

Product Features

  • Fast acting formula
  • Removes stains & odors completely
  • Uses the natural power of peroxide
  • Ideal for carpet, upholstery, tile, laminate, finished or unfinished wood and more


SIMPLE GREEN 432106 Oxy Stain and Odor Oxidizer Gal Refill for Dog

Simple Green Oxy Dog Stain & Odor RemoverSimple Green Oxy Dog Stain & Odor Remover is a fast acting formula that removes not only stains but the odor stains leave behind. Formulated with the natural power of peroxide to destroy pet stains and odors on most water safe surfaces. Ideal for carpet, upholstery, tile, grout, finished or painted wood, laminate flooring, linoleum, vinyl, concrete, brick, block and more.

Product Features

  • Fast acting formula
  • Removes stains & odors completely
  • Uses the natural power of peroxide
  • Ideal for carpet, upholstery, tile, laminate, finished or unfinished wood and more