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Renewable Energies for Your Home: Real-World Solutions for Green Conversions (TAB Green Guru Guides) Paperback – Bargain Price, June 22, 2009


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  • Series: TAB Green Guru Guides
  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/TAB Electronics; 1 edition (June 22, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0071622853
  • ASIN: B005M4Y3WK
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 7.3 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 14.4 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,471,266 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Russel Gehrke is an engineer, inventor, and consultant well known in alternative energy circles. He is a professional consultant and chief technical officer for Agrifuels, LLC and has been featured on the Discovery Channel and in several episodes of the syndicated television show Cool Fuel Road-Trips, his own pilot TV show, Eco-Outlaws, as well as the History Channel’s Modern Marvels. Russel has built hot rods for Willie Nelson and custom motorcycles for John Paul DeJoria, Meryl Haggard, and others. He is the inventor of “The Ethanol Reformer,” a patent-pending technology that processes ethanol in stationary engines in a much more efficient way.


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Russel Gehrke is a sought out eco engineer, McGraw Hill Author, inventor, and consultant well known in alternative energy circles. The eco-entrepreneur is partnered with companies such as Agrifuels LLC., Zero Hero, and many others. Russel has been featured on the Discovery Channel and in several episodes of the syndicated television show Cool Fuel Road-Trips, his own pilot TV show, Eco-Outlaws, as well as the History Channel's Modern Marvels. Russel has built a biodiesel fueled hot rod for Willie Nelson and a custom motorcycle partially fueled with Patron Tequila for John Paul DeJoria owner of Patron and Paul Mitchell Systems.

It's not always easy being green, and sometimes it costs more than you'd expect to get an eco-friendly home improvement project up and running. This time- and money-saving guide gives you sustainable home energy solutions that won't drain your wallet or the power grid.

Written by a pioneer in the field, Renewable Energies for Your Home contains practical and fun do-it-yourself projects and tips for incorporating alternative energy into your daily home life. You'll find details on heating with biomass fuels and other ways to use biodiesel, and ethanol in your home. You now can be harnessing affordable wind power, and soaking up free solar energy. Filled with step-by-step instructions and helpful photos and illustrations, this hands-on guide will help you reduce your carbon footprint, make you feel good and increase your cash flow at the same time!

Simple and Inexpensive Renewable Energy Solutions for Your Home

Renewable Energies for Your Home covers:

Energy savings and environmental benefits
Biomass fuels, including biodiesel, ethanol, used fryer oil, and wood
Producing your own biodiesel without titration
Assembling a biolight grill and fire starter
Making bioburn--a firewood substitute
Wind turbines
Assembling a wind-powered laundry dryer
Solar lighting, heating, water heating, and electric generation
Building a solar heat collector
Creating a wind/solar hybrid electric system


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By Tom on January 14, 2013
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So much info and useful book. Real-world, as long as you have some training and tools more than just buying a book
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