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A Consumer's Guide: Heat Your Water with the Sun
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A Consumer's Guide: Heat Your Water with the Sun
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This publication introduces consumers to solar heating technologies, and guides them through the basics of the technology and how to purchase it for the home.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Guide to Geothermal Heat Pumps
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Guide to Geothermal Heat Pumps
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Geothermal heat pumps are among the most efficient and comfortable heating and cooling technologies available because they use the earth's natural heat to provide heating, cooling, and often, water heating.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Guide to Passive Solar Design
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Guide to Passive Solar Design
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Passive solar design incorporates features in your home and its natural surroundings that harness the sun's low rays in winter and deflect the sun's high rays in the summer to naturally warm and cool the interior.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Guide to Renewable Energy
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Guide to Renewable Energy
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Installing geothermal heat pumps, solar systems, and wind turbines can save energy, cut utility bills, and sometimes earn homeowners money. Homeowners may want to consider renewable energy options such as solar panels, geothermal heat pumps, and small wind systems.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Making Cents Out of Solar: Put More Power Into Your Building Plans
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Making Cents Out of Solar: Put More Power Into Your Building Plans
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This is a brochure developed specifically for residential home builders. It provides information on basic solar facts, selling tips, and important resources when incorporating solar technologies into your home.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Own Your Power! A Consumer Guide to Solar Electricity for the Home
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Own Your Power! A Consumer Guide to Solar Electricity for the Home
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A consumer guide about solar electricity for the home. It includes information about types of solar electric systems, how to choose a system, financing, and costs.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Small Wind Electric Systems: A U.S. Consumer's Guide
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Small Wind Electric Systems: A U.S. Consumer's Guide
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The handbook provides consumers with information to help them determine whether a small wind electric system can provide all or a portion of the energy they need for their home or business.
Available: as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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