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Wind Power For Dummies Paperback – October 5, 2009

AED 101
Expected delivery byOct 27 - Oct 29

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Imported from USA

From the Back Cover

Learn about home-scale wind energy without getting blownaway!

Are you thinking about exploring ways you can limit yourhome'senvironmental impact, but you're not sure whethera
wind-energysystem is right for you? Wind Power For Dummies gives youreal-world, easy-to-understand tips and information
on each step inthe process of acquiring, installing, and maintaining a home-scalewind-energy system. Plus, you'll learn
how to assess your currentenergy use, increase your home's energy efficiency, and determineyour site's wind-energy

* Getting a wind primer — determine whether wind energy isright for you, understand the parts of a basic
wind-electricsystem, and discover basic electricity and wind-energyprinciples
* Assessing your situation — get a realistic understanding ofyour site's wind-energy potential and check out alternate
optionsto using wind energy

* Assembling your system — find helpful advice on designingyour wind-electric system, whether you're doing it yourself
orworking with experts

* Installing and operating your system — use trusted tips onsafely installing, living with, maintaining, and enjoying
yourwind-electric system

Open the book and find:

* Electricity basics defined in clear English
* Vital wind-energy principles

* Advice on how to conduct a home energy assessment

* Tips on how to increase your home's energy efficiency

* Information on how wind energy will affect your wallet

* The basic requirements for a productive, long-lasting system

* Fundamentals on system sizing and design

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About the Author

Ian Woofenden is a Senior Editor with Home Power magazine, the Northwest & Costa Rica Coordinator with Solar Energy
International, and a wind-energy author, consultant, and instructor. He has been living off-grid with his family and
several wind generators for almost 30 years.

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