Solar Garage Door Opener - Bookshelf
Price says that devices of this kind are proliferating: especially popular in the US are garage-door openers that ... in orbit above the Earth have spoilt observations of natural gamma- rays by the Solar Maximum Mission satellite run by NASA.
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New Scientist magazine was launched in 1956 "for all those men and women who are interested in scientific discovery, and in its industrial, commercial and social consequences". The brand's mission is no different today - for its consumers, New Scientist reports, explores and interprets the results of human endeavour set in the context of society and culture.
How to investigate our renewable energy sources • How and why solar energy works • How technology and attitudes are changing in favor of solar power Life is good. ... It also runs our computer, washer, lights, and garage-door opener.
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The perfect source for solar power—fully illustrated. Solar Power (photovoltaics) is now a one-billion-dollar industry, and it’s poised to grow rapidly in the near future as more pressure is placed on limited fossil fuel resources and as advances in solar technology drive down the costs of residential solar systems. This book helps readers understand the basics of solar power and other renewable energy sources, explore whether solar power makes sense for them, what their options are, and what’s involved with installing various on and off-grid systems. —Fully illustrated —Covers every conceivable solar-power topic and concern, including updated information on the increasing number of state rebate and incentive programs
Gaiam Real Goods Solar Living Sourcebook, Your Complete Guide to Renewable Energy Technologies and Sustainable Living
Clothes washer (vertical axis) 900 Clothes washer (horizontal axis) 250 Dryer ( gas) 500 Dryer (electric) 5,750 Vacuum cleaner, average 900 Central vacuum 1,500 Furnace fan: 1/4 hp 600 Vi hp 700 l/2 hp 875 Garage door opener: V4 hp 550 ...
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Do you want to harvest sunlight, wind or falling water to power your home? Or sell that renewable energy back to your utility company? Are you looking to build your dream eco-home? Or to convert to biodiesel and minimize your fossil fuel use?This fully-updated classic of sustainable living technology tells how and gives you access to the world's most extensive selection of hardware to make it all happen. The Solar Living Sourcebook - 12th Edition is the ultimate resource on renewable energy, sustainable living, alternative construction, green building, homesteading, off-the-grid living, and alternative transportation, written by experts with decades of personal experience and a passion for sharing their knowledge. In print and regularly updated since 1982, the Sourcebook has sold over 600,000 copies in 44 countries. This 12th edition includes brand new sections on Solar Utility Intertie, Alternative Sources of Fuel (including biodiesel and hydrogen fuel cells) and Hybrid Vehicles, and completely rewritten sections on Land & Shelter, Emergency Preparedness, and Energy Conservation, as well as in-depth sections on:Sunshine to ElectricityFrom Panel to PlugWater SystemsWater HeatingWater & Air PurificationComposting Toilets & Graywater SystemsOff-the-Grid Living & Homesteading ToolsMobility- plus over 150 pages of maps, wiring diagrams, formulae, charts, electrical code, solar sizing worksheets and much more.Whether you're a layperson or a professional, novice or longtime aficionado, the Sourcebook puts the latest research and newest products at your fingertips - all the information you need to make sustainable living a reality.