Author : Time-life books
Title : Energy alternatives
Year : 1982

Link download : Time-life_books_-_Energy_alternatives.zip

The energy-efficient home. Keeping a home warm in winter, cool in summer and supplied with hot water around the clock in all seasons costs a lot of money. In recent years, the prices of electricity, natural gas and fuel oil for home heating and cooling have skyrocketed. Energy consumers today are worrying not only about inroads on the family budget but also about the continued availability of gas and oil-at any price. In response to these problems, scientists and technologists have redoubled their efforts to find new sources of energy and to make present sources more economical. News reports continually trumpet breakthroughs and near-breakthroughs. While many people are confident that science and industry can assure cheap, dependable energy sources for the future, more and more homeowners are seeking individual solutions to the so-called energy crisis and, in many instances, are increasing the values of their homes at the same time. ...