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        21.

        SERIOUS MICROHYDRO

        Scott Davis
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        Price: $29.95

        Waterpower is the largest source of renewable energy in the world today, and microhydro is a mature, proven technology that can provide clean, inexpensive, renewable energy with little or no impact on…

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        Waterpower is the largest source of renewable energy in the world today, and microhydro is a mature, proven technology that can provide clean, inexpensive, renewable energy with little or no impact on the environment.

        Serious Microhydro brings you dozens of firsthand stories of energy independence covering a complete range of systems, from household pressure sites to higher pressure installations capable of powering a farm, business or small neighborhood. Topics include:

        • Low, medium, and high head sites
        • AC-only systems as well as ones using a battery/inverter subsystem
        • Stand-alone power supply or grid intertie setups
        • Hybrid systems (combined with photovoltaics or wind)
        With all the variables involved in microhydro, there is no "typical" system. These case studies represent the most comprehensive collection of knowledge and experience available on tailoring an installation to meet the needs of a site and its owner/operators. If you are considering building a system, you are bound to find a wealth of creative solutions appropriate to your own circumstances.

        Serious Microhydro shows how scores of people are achieving a high standard of living from local energy sources with a minimal ecological footprint. It has particular appeal to home owners, teachers, renewable energy professionals, activists and decision makers who want to understand the technology from a "hands on" perspective.

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        MOTHER EARTH NEWS GUIDE TO LIVING ON LESS, 3RD EDITION


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        Mother Earth NewsGuide To Living on Less, 3rd Edition

        Are you looking for simple ideas to save money? The Mother Earth NewsGuide to Living on Less, 3rd Edition has dozens of ideas to help …

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        Mother Earth News Guide To Living on Less, 3rd Edition

        Are you looking for simple ideas to save money? The Mother Earth News Guide to Living on Less, 3rd Edition has dozens of ideas to help you save money on food, housing and energy, while also living a greener life.

        The articles featured are fun and will help you save a few dollars. Some tips and advice included in these articles include:

        • Cut Your Food Bills in Half
        • Backyard Chicken Basics
        • Adding Insulation Can Save You Money!
        • Brew Your Own Beer
        • Start Your Own Tool-Sharing Program
        • And more!
        This great, money-saving guide will teach you how to keep a family cow and have delicious milk, cream, cheese and more! You'll find everything you need to know from buying and caring for a dairy cow to enjoying and saving money on delicious dairy products.

        You'll also find articles on building a passive solar water heater, homegrown medicine, building a sturdy clothesline, home energy improvements and more!

        Get ready, it’s time to start living on less and loving it!

        23.

        GOOD GREEN HOMES

        Jennifer Roberts
        Hardcover

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        Creating Better Homes for a Healthier Planet

        Good Green Homes is the answer to creating be…

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        Creating Better Homes for a Healthier Planet

        Good Green Homes is the answer to creating better homes that are healthier to live in, easier on the environment, less expensive over the long-term, and more delightful to come home to.

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        NEW NATURAL HOME: DESIGNS FOR SUSTAINABLE LIVING

        Dominic Bradbury
        Hardcover

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        Inspirational houses from around the world: how architects and home owners can achieve harmony betwee…

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        Inspirational houses from around the world: how architects and home owners can achieve harmony between dwellings and nature

        Our houses can be seen as living, breathing entities, extensions of ourselves and our families. This carefully considered publication provides the design inspiration to build and live in domestic spaces in a balanced, natural, sustainable way.

        With the demands of all contemporary dwellings in mind-whether they're found in the city, suburbs, or country-Dominic Bradbury considers the design basics one must follow in order to coexist with the planet's resources.

        Five chapters present successful projects from different parts of the globe, all specially photographed by Richard Powers.

        • Design and Build: where and how to create a modern natural home
        • Let There Be Light: manipulating the elements to improve lifestyle and interaction with nature
        • The Material World: using natural products to establish healthier relationships with the environment
        • Indoor/Outdoor Living: ideas for encouraging symbiotic relationships with the landscape, whether in the city or the country
        • Sustainable Footprints: how to naturally reduce domestic energy use
        The book includes case studies and plans, a directory of architects, and a listing of featured houses, materials, and useful products.

        Dominic Bradbury contributes frequently to architecture and design publications and is the author of Mediterranean Modern. He lives in England. Richard Powers is an architectural photographer whose previous books include Tropical Minimal. He lives in France.

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        HOME SWEET ZERO ENERGY HOME

        Barry Rehfeld
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        Price: $17.95

        Zero energy homes produce at least as much energy as they consume through a combination of energy efficiencies, passive design and renewable energy production. California has adopted zero net energy a…

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        Zero energy homes produce at least as much energy as they consume through a combination of energy efficiencies, passive design and renewable energy production. California has adopted zero net energy as the new residential standard for 2020; many other governments are considering similar policies. Developing zero energy homes is the first step toward making all buildings zero energy — a critical step in mitigating climate change as buildings account for 40% of material and energy use worldwide.

        Home Sweet Zero Energy Home is the first practical guidebook that clearly shows how zero energy homes can be good, livable, affordable homes. The author identifies all the pieces of the zero energy puzzle and how they fall into place, and explains how homeowners and buyers can also take smaller steps toward sharply reducing the energy use of existing buildings. Focusing on real costs and savings, this book takes an in-depth look at:

        • Site selection and passive design
        • Insulation, windows, doors and building materials
        • Heating and cooling
        • Appliances and electronics
        • Financial resources and incentives
        Whether you are a prospective buyer, owner or developer, Home Sweet Zero Energy Home is your complete guide to creating a more comfortable, efficient, environmentally friendly home without breaking your back or your bank account.

        26.

        SOLAR HOME HEATING BASICS

        Dan Chiras
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        Price: $12.95

        As fossil fuel supplies dwindle, home heating will be one of the major challenges in temperate and cold climates. The reserves of natural gas used to heat the majority of North American buildings are …

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        As fossil fuel supplies dwindle, home heating will be one of the major challenges in temperate and cold climates. The reserves of natural gas used to heat the majority of North American buildings are rapidly being depleted. This latest Green Energy Guide helps readers who want to slash their energy bills and reduce their dependence on scarce resources to navigate the sometimes-confusing maze of clean, reliable and affordable options.

        Solar Home Heating Basics focuses on renewable energy strategies to heat new and existing homes and small businesses. These include:

        • Energy efficiency, weatherization and insulation
        • Solar hot air heating
        • Solar thermal systems
        • Passive solar heating
        • Backup heating systems.
        While most solar home heating resources are geared primarily towards new buildings, this practical and easy-to-understand guide also addresses ways of retrofitting existing buildings, making solar a reality for many people.

        Packed with all the essential information home and small-business owners need to find alternatives to conventional heating solutions, Solar Home Heating Basics is your key to a personal energy.

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        REAL GOODS SOLAR LIVING SOURCEBOOK

        John Schaeffer
        Paperback

        Price: $15.75

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        Concerns over dwindling resources and environmental degradation are driving many to seek alternatives to our wasteful, polluting lifestyle. Clean technologies such as solar power, wind power and biodiesel fuel are soaring in popularity.

        The Real Goods Solar Living Sourcebook - Special 30th Anniversary Edition is the ultimate guide to renewable energy, sustainable living, green building, homesteading, off-the-grid living, and alternative transportation, written by experts with decades of experience and a passion for sharing their knowledge. This fully-updated edition includes brand new sections on Peak Oil, Climate Change, Relocalization, Natural Burial, Biodynamics and Permaculture. It also boasts the latest product listings and completely rewritten and expanded chapters on:

        • Land & Shelter
        • Natural Building
        • Passive Solar
        • Biofuels
        • Sustainable Transportation
        • Grid-tied Photovoltaics
        • Solar Hot Water Systems
        -- plus over 150 pages of maps, wiring diagrams, formulae, charts, solar sizing worksheets and much more.

        Whether you're a layperson or a professional, novice or longtime aficionado, the new Sourcebook puts the latest research and products at your fingertips -- all the information you need to make sustainable living a reality.

        28.

        GREEN CLEAN

        Linda Mason Hunter/Mikki Halpi
        Paperback

        Price: $17.95

        Green Clean is the definitive, step-by-step guide to cleaning better while using natural, safe products. Room by room and stain by stain, the book offers non-carcinogenic strategies for cleaning deepl…

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        Green Clean is the definitive, step-by-step guide to cleaning better while using natural, safe products. Room by room and stain by stain, the book offers non-carcinogenic strategies for cleaning deeply and more efficiently. In a unique, waterproof DuraBook format, Green Clean breaks environmentally conscious cleaning into simple principles and easily mastered routines, with beginner, expert, and advanced techniques that let readers set their own goals and develop their own cleaning plans.

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        THE GREENING OF OZ

        Robert Fraga
        Paperback

        Price: $16.95

        On May 4, 2007, an EF5 tornado destroyed the town of Greensburg in south central Kansas. In the desperate days immediately after the catastrophe, town leaders-including the ex-cop mayor, the city mana…

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        On May 4, 2007, an EF5 tornado destroyed the town of Greensburg in south central Kansas. In the desperate days immediately after the catastrophe, town leaders-including the ex-cop mayor, the city manager, and an environmentalist from Colorado - launched a program to rebuild Greensburg green. Just like the name of the town. Before the tornado, Greensburg was slowly dying, a village about to be buried in the Great Plains. Now it is a mecca for eco-tourists. Author Robert Fraga taught math for 20 years in Egypt, Lebanon, and Saudi Arabia. Later he taught at Ripon College in Wisconsin and Baker University in Kansas. His two books on mathematics are entitled Calculus Problems for a New Century and War Stories from Applied Math. He and his wife Jean Grant, parents of two grown children, live in Lawrence, Kan., and the Dordogne region of France.

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        THE HOMEOWNER'S HANDBOOK TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY

        John Krigger, Chris Dorsi
        Paperback

        Price: $24.95

        In The Homeowner's Handbook to Energy Efficiency, John Krigger and Chris Dorsi help readers set realistic personal goals for reducing energy consumption. Their methods for making homes more energy eff…

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        In The Homeowner's Handbook to Energy Efficiency, John Krigger and Chris Dorsi help readers set realistic personal goals for reducing energy consumption. Their methods for making homes more energy efficient will also improve comfort, safety, durability and resale value. They guide homeowners through the process of assessing current energy usage, as well as predicting the benefits and estimating the costs of remodeling options. With projects ranging from simple fixes to large-scale renovations, this book offers solutions for the energy-conscious homeowner, regardless of budget, technical ability or time.

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