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The Complete Guide to Renewable Energy Options

By: Greg Pahl

Chelsea Green

Paperback | Dec 2003 | #162603 | ISBN: 1931498229
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This guide to heating your home with renewable energy sources offers a tour of all the available options including traditional oil and gas furnaces, wood stoves and masonry heaters, active and passive solar systems, and heat pumps. Included is everything you need to know about the fuels, systems, technologies, costs, and advantages and disadvantages of each option. Pahl teaches homeowners how to retrofit existing heating systems, choose renewable replacements, or design a new house that can be heated comfortably with minimal environmental and financial impact.


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Biography

Greg Pahl has been involved with renewable energy issues for more than 25 years. He is a founding member of the Vermont Biofuels Association. He is also the author of Natural Home Heating: The Complete Guide to Renewable Energy Options (Chelsea Green, 2003), The Citizen-Powered Energy Handbook: Community Solutions to a Global Crisis (Chelsea Green, 2007), and has written about wind power, solar energy, electric cars, sustainable forestry management, and biodiesel home heating. He lives in Weybridge, Vermont. Visit Greg's Web site at www.gregpahl.com

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