Energy Independence

Energy Independence

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Energy Independence is the essential guide to the most viable and affordable alternative energy solutions for the everyday consumera€”including solar panels, wind generators, hydrogen fuel cells, wood, hydro-electric, geothermal heat pumps, and more. For all those seeking either to supplement their traditional fuel-burning furnace or to revamp their home, this book has what they need to get started. Theya€™ll learn about the most progressive and advanced options as well as tried and true energy conservation techniques. Theya€™ll learn how much each method costs, and how quickly they will recoup any investment. Also including a chapter on alternative-fuel cars, this book has been revised and updated with the most recent stats, technology, costs, and advice. It is a must for anyonea€”urbanite, suburbanite, or rural dwellera€”who relies on traditional oil-burning sources but has decided ita€™s high time to be proactive both about cutting fuel costs and achieving freedom from fossil fuel dependence.Your Everyday Guide to Reducing Fuel Consumption Christine Woodside. I have compared major hybrid models on sale in late 2008 to similar nonhybrid cars, using hypothetical parameters. I did not ... The Honda Insight has no nonhybrid counterpart, so I compared it to Hondaa#39;s most efficient nonhybrid, the Civic. I worked with base prices without added features. I picked a middleof-the-road yearly mileage figure and a gasoline price projected for 2009 by the U.S. Energy Informationanbsp;...

Title:Energy Independence
Author:Christine Woodside
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2008-12-16


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