As consumers' awareness of their own carbon footprint continues to grow, more and more people seek out ways to ensure that they are as eco-friendly as possible. Firstly, off-grid energy itself is explained in detail, and then seven different chapters take on the various different options available (solar, wind, wood, bio, water, geothermal and gaseous). In each chapter, the basics are covered before exploring what each form of energy could be used to power, along with guidelines for adopting it in different homes with different scenarios. Furthermore, essential advice and information on the conservation and preservation of energy is also supplied - as well as information about supplying your energy back to the grid - making this a truly comprehensive guide to off-grid energy.We were absolutely convinced that the big hand on the a#39;doom watch energy clock a#39; was just about to strike midnight. ... One moment we were living in town in a little cottage complete with frilly curtains, a fridge, a cooker, and just about every surface nicely decked out ... Well, the planeta#39;s oil supplies are on their last dribble , and people are just beginning to wake up to the fact that we are on the edge of a anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Off-grid Energy Handbook|
|Author||:||Alan Bridgewater, Gill Bridgewater|
|Publisher||:||New Holland Publishers - 2008|