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Renewable Energy and Alternative Technology

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1. Power With Nature: Solar and Wind Energy Demystified
by Rex A. Ewing

Loaded with practical information to help almost anyone gain better understanding of using and living with renewable energy. Very readable! -Dr. Mark McCray, RMS Electric
Published by PixyJack Press, LLC (April 12, 2003)
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2. Real Goods Solar Living Source Book
by John Schaeffer (Editor), Doug Pratt (Editor), Real Goods Trading Corporation

This is a classic for getting started and operating in renewable energy. Real Goods has excellent information through their books, but there actual products are a little high priced. BUY THIS BOOK if you are getting into renewable energy. It's the place to start.
Published by Real Goods (November 2001)
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3. The Passive Solar Design and Construction Handbook
by Inc. Steven Winter Associates (Editor), Michael J. Crosbie

A guide for architects and building contractors, adapting standard building practices to current passive solar applications, supplying step-by-step details...
Published by John Wiley & Sons (October 14, 1997)
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4. The Passive Solar House
by James Kachadorian

Published by Chelsea Green Publishing Company (June 1997)
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Resource Directory

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1. How Stuff Works: How Solar Cells Work
2. Missionary Engineering
3. National Renewable Energy Labratory
4. Online Solar
5. The Source for Renewable Energy
6. World Renewable Energy Network

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1. Where can i learn more about building a ram-pump?
(posted by Joshua Jones on 11-30-06, 3 replies)
2. Where is the cheapest place to buy solar panels?
(posted by John on 06-23-04, 2 replies)

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