Category The Homeowner’s Guide to. Renewable Energy

Dedication

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his book is dedicated to the renew­able energy and energy-efficiency pioneers throughout the world, like my good friends Henry Rentz of Missouri Valley Renewable Energy in Hermann, Missouri, small wind expert Mick Sagrillo of Sagrillo Power and Light in Wisconsin, and Bob Solger at Brightergy — and hun­dreds like them from Maine to Montana — who have helped make the shift to a renewable energy economy possible, often at great personal expense*

This book is also dedicated to the found­ers and the hard-working staff at Mother Earth News, Home Power magazine, and Solar Today, and to the staff and volun­teers of scores of nonprofit groups such as Solar Energy International, the Colorado Renewable Energy Society, The American

Solar Energy Society, the American Wind Energy Associ...

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The Homeowner’s Guide to. Renewable Energy

If you’re thinking about investing in a renewable energy system for your home,
Dan Chiras’ The Homeowner’s Guide to Renewable Resources helps clarify the
decision-making process. After beginning with the all important discussion about
energy efficiency and conservation, Dan guides you through everything you need
to choose which renewable options to integrate into your lifestyle,

A great addition to my bookshelf!

— Mick Sagrillo, Sagrillo Power & Light

In 1975, when we first went off the grid, there was, at best, only sketchy
information on wind power; photovoltaics were just starting to be heard from;
and small hydro was a rarity. Equipment was limited and knowledge of how to use it
was scarce. If we’d had a Dan Chiras all those years ago, oh, the mistakes we could have
avoided! Thankful...

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The Homeowner’s Guide to. Renewable Energy

If you’re thinking about investing in a renewable energy system for your home,
Dan Chiras’ The Homeowner’s Guide to Renewable Resources helps clarify the
decision-making process. After beginning with the all important discussion about
energy efficiency and conservation, Dan guides you through everything you need
to choose which renewable options to integrate into your lifestyle,

A great addition to my bookshelf!

— Mick Sagrillo, Sagrillo Power & Light

In 1975, when we first went off the grid, there was, at best, only sketchy
information on wind power; photovoltaics were just starting to be heard from;
and small hydro was a rarity. Equipment was limited and knowledge of how to use it
was scarce. If we’d had a Dan Chiras all those years ago, oh, the mistakes we could have
avoided! Thankful...

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