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TAPPING THE SUN - A GUIDE TO SOLAR WATER HEATING

Tapping the sun - a guide to solar water heating

Author - n/a
Back at last. Buy this succinct, good value booklet before you install solar water heating and save a lot of heartache, wasted time and money. Reprinted with an updated resource list - excellent value for money.
Buy for £ 7.99

THE SOLAR HOUSE

The solar house

Author - D. Chiras

Well thought out and constructed book. Starts with the fundamentals of passive solar design and moves through energy efficient construction, supplying back up heat, passive cooling, health matters and lots of other stuff. Excellent, useful diagrams and readable text.
Buy for £ 25.00

PRACTICAL PHOTOVOLTAICS

Practical photovoltaics

Author - R Komp

A comprehensive guide to the theory and reality of solar power, also a detailed installation and instruction manual. Lots of good technical and practical stuff - enough to construct for your solar house.
Buy for £ 14.95

SOLAR HEATING IN COLD REGIONS

Solar heating in cold regions

Author - J. Rozis & A. Guinebault

One of the most readable technical guides we have come across. Written for developing countries where the mean temperature is below 10ºC, there are heaps of ideas on solar heating that will be useful in the UK & Europe. Interesting bits about Trombe walls and solar greenhouses - accessible for all levels of expertise.
Buy for £ 15.95

SOLAR WATER HEATING - A DIY GUIDE

Solar water heating - a DIY guide

Author - Paul Trimby

Build your own Solar Water heating system - the principles, installation details and resource list. And it actually works!
Buy for £ 5.95

SUNDIALS - THEIR THEORY & CONSTRUCTION

Sundials - their theory and construction

Author - A. Waugh

Author - A. Waugh
Once you understand the theory behind these chaps you can build yourself all sorts of fascinating solar timepieces. Goodbye nasty, polluting, mercury battery powered watches. Fascinating mini history of timekeeping by the sun, great things to make.
Buy for £ 7.95

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