Solar Living Source Book

Author: John Schaeffer
Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Company
ISBN: PSU:000033992730
Size: 20.91 MB
Format: PDF
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Now in its ninth edition, the Real Goods Solar Living Sourcebook is considered "the bible of independent living and renewable energy". It includes products ranging from simple energy-saving devices like compact fluorescent lights to home-scale energy-harvesting systems that utilize the sun, wind, and water to make electricity for people living "off-the-grid". The Sourcebook is much more than just a product guide. In these pages you'll find lively, up-to-the-minute articles on all aspects of appropriate technology, written by experts who are able to draw upon decades of actual experience living off-the-grid. You'll also find plenty of inspiration, as well as practical ideas, in this book's stories of people who have found ways to live more sanely and independently on the earth. Whether you're a layperson or professional, novice or longtime aficionado, the Sourcebook puts the latest research and newest products at your fingertips, giving you all the information you need to make sustainable living a reality.

Automotive Technology A Systems Approach

Author: Jack Erjavec
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133612315
Size: 14.95 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY: A SYSTEMS APPROACH - the leading authority on automotive theory, service, and repair - has been thoroughly updated to provide accurate, current information on the latest technology, industry trends, and state-of-the-art tools and techniques. This comprehensive text covers the full range of basic topics outlined by ASE, including engine repair, automatic transmissions, manual transmissions and transaxles, suspension and steering, brakes, electricity and electronics, heating and air conditioning, and engine performance. Now updated to reflect the latest NATEF MAST standards, as well as cutting-edge hybrid and electric engines, this trusted text is an essential resource for aspiring and active technicians who want to succeed in the dynamic, rapidly evolving field of automotive service and repair. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.