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DIY Solar Projects how to put the sun to work in your home. Advances in solar technology have made many DIY-friendly products available to consumers, several of which will be hitting the market for the first time in 2011. These include solar water heaters, solar battery charging stations, solar powered lights, photovoltaic shingles that provide supplementary electricity, solar heat pumps, and solar panel kits that generate primary home electrical service. Among the step-by-step projects in this US book is a solar water heating system you can build and install yourself for under $1000; simple thermosyphon solar heat collectors for barns and outbuildings; or "heat grabbers" that you can fabricate for $50 in materials and position below a south-facing window to provide auxiliary winter heat. Chapters are;
The solar powered house
Assembling a solar electric system
Mounting solar panels
Stand alone light system
Solar powered security light
Collecting the heat of the sun
Solar oven
Solar water heaters
Solar hot air collector window and roof mount
Solar still
Solar lumber kiln

Softcover, 160 pages, 210mm x 275mm, color photos and drawings, brand new. Check out my other listings for more books Im happy to combine postage where possible. Pickup is at Seddon. Please click here to ask a question
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  • Seller location: Blenheim, Marlborough, NZ

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