Convert Your Home to Solar Energy

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Convert Your Home to Solar Energy

Convert Your Home To Solar Energy by Everett M Barber Jr. and Joseph R Provey is a timely self-help construction book. I've been playing around with the idea of converting my home to solar, so when this book came along to be reviewed I jumped at the chance to read it. The authors cover a wide range of solar power uses from a basic setup to heating your swimming pool with solar power. I found the book to be very informative. The information is presented in a straightforward manner that I had no trouble following. If you've been thinking about going solar I recommend you get this book first and study it. I'm giving this one a 4.

Book Blurb for Convert Your Home to Solar Energy

This definitive homeowner’s guide to solar energy has arrived at just the right time. With the cost of heating oil and electricity fluctuating wildly, consumers are clamoring for information on alternative energy. This source book covers all the relevant technologies, including solar space and water heating, as well as photovoltaic electricity. It’s practical (with cost calculators, tips on taking advantage of rebates and tax incentives, and advice on finding specialized contractors). And it’s authoritative, written by a recognized expert in the field, Everett Barber, Jr., who has 30 years’ experience installing all kinds of solar energy systems. Co-author Joseph Provey has been writing about the topic for almost as long. Together, they cover every facet of planning, installing, operating, and maintaining a residential solar energy system.


Night Owl Reviews Aug, 2010 4.00