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Solar Technology The Earthscan Expert Guide to Using Solar Energy for Heating, Cooling and Electricity

By: David Thorpe
192 pages, col photos, illus, maps
Publisher: Earthscan
Solar Technology
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About this book

Solar energy is free, abundant and sustainable, with many methods existing to harness it. This guide is an essential introduction to the subject, explaining how the technologies work, how best they should be employed, and the costs and benefits of using them.

It provides detailed yet accessible coverage of: Passive solar building; Solar water heating; Solar space heating; Other solar thermal applications (such as cooling and desalination); Grid-connected photovoltaics; and, Stand-alone photovoltaics. It also introduces the reader to larger scale applications such as concentrating solar power.

Contents

1.#Introduction 2.#Passive solar building 3.#Solar water heating 4.#Solar space heating 5.#Other solar thermal applications 6.#Grid-connected photovoltaics 7.#Stand-alone photovoltaics 8.#Concentrating solar power 9.#Conclusion 10. Resources

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Biography

David Thorpe lives in the Dyfi Valley, mid-Wales and has been the News Editor of Energy and Environmental Management magazine for ten years. Prior to that he was Managing Editor and author at the Centre for Alterative Technology, where he edited The Whole House Book among many other titles. He is also author of Earthscan Expert book Sustainable Home Refurbishment.
By: David Thorpe
192 pages, col photos, illus, maps
Publisher: Earthscan
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