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      MOTHER EARTH NEWS COMPLETE SET OF DIGITAL E-BOOKS

      Mother Earth News
      Downloadable PDF

      Price: $49.95

      Bumper-to-bumper traffic, huge supermarket warehouses, outrageous utility bills — facts of every day life, right? Wrong! There is a better life. It’s simpler, healthier and more satisfying, and Mother…

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      Bumper-to-bumper traffic, huge supermarket warehouses, outrageous utility bills — facts of every day life, right? Wrong! There is a better life. It’s simpler, healthier and more satisfying, and Mother Earth News can help you live it. The Best of Mother Earth News: Original E-book Collection is a set of e-books featuring the best original content from the pages of the magazine.

      Each e-book explores topics ranging from renewable energy advice to practical homesteading solutions to creative natural building methods. Sustainability experts and novices alike will find what they’ve been looking for in this unmatched collection. This comprehensive set includes more than 500 pages of up-to-date tips, stories and diagrams – for one low price!

      Order today and receive an addition e-book, How to Choose Wind Power for Your Home, Farm or Business, at no additional cost. The complete set includes:

      INSTANT DELIVERY ITEM: When you order this e-book* we will provide you with links** for the e-books on the confirmation page. Simply click on the individual e-book links (not the e-book set link) and save the file to your computer — no more waiting for delivery or paying expensive shipping and handling fees.

      *E-Books are Eco-friendly! By supporting digital products like this one you help conserve resources and energy that comes with printing standard books. Order your downloadable E-book and start reading today!

      **Note: Upon purchase, you will be directed to a page with a link for the set and for each individual e-book. To download your e-books, please use the individual e-book links below the link for the set.

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      HOW TO CHOOSE WIND POWER FOR YOUR HOME E-BOOK


      Downloadable PDF

      Price: $10.00

      Discover the wonders of wind power! With growing concerns about climate change, pollution and the rising costs of fossil fuels, today there's more demand for clean, renewable energy than ever before. …

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      Discover the wonders of wind power! With growing concerns about climate change, pollution and the rising costs of fossil fuels, today there's more demand for clean, renewable energy than ever before. Wind power has enormous potential to meet that need, but what does that mean to you and your community?

      Wondering what it would cost to put a turbine on your property? This guide tells you how to find out. Want to learn more about how communities can produce their own clean, price-stable power? This guide explains the great potential of local wind projects. How to Choose Wind Power will help you understand how wind turbines can be good choices for homeowners, farmers, small businesses and rural communities.

      Learn from detailed case studies and explanations of issues such as net metering, battery storage, types of turbines, concerns about noise, impact on wildlife and more. Find out how to evaluate your wind resource and what factors make a wind project successful.

      Mother Earth News has been writing about renewable energy for more than 30 years. Our brand new, completely up-to-date guide was developed in partnership with the International Center for Appropriate and Sustainable Technology. This guide will help you understand the big picture of wind power, and the potential of wind projects big and small as a sustainable source of energy. Order your copy and start learning more about wind power today!

      INSTANT DELIVERY ITEM: When you order this e-book* we will provide you with a link for the e-book on the confirmation page. Simply click on the link and save the file to your computer — no more waiting for delivery or paying expensive shipping and handling fees.

      *E-Books are Eco-friendly! By supporting digital products like this one you help conserve resources and energy that comes with printing standard books. Order your downloadable E-book and start reading today!

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      WIND POWER BASICS

      Dan Chiras
      Paperback

      Price: $12.95

      Wind power is the fastest-growing source of energy in the world, and by the year 2020 it is projected to supply at least 12 percent of global electrical demand.

      Wind Power Basics provides a…

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      Wind power is the fastest-growing source of energy in the world, and by the year 2020 it is projected to supply at least 12 percent of global electrical demand.

      Wind Power Basics provides a clear understanding of wind and wind energy systems including turbines, towers, inverters and batteries, site assessment, installation, and maintenance requirements.

      Whether you're considering your own small-scale wind energy system or just want a straightforward, detailed introduction to the benefits and challenges of this rapidly emerging technology, Wind Power Basics is the guide for you.

      About the author:
      Dan Chiras is a respected educator and author who has published more than 25 books on residential renewable energy and green building, including Power From the Wind. He is the director of the Evergreen Institute, where he teaches workshops on small wind energy systems, solar electricity, passive solar design, energy efficiency, and green and natural building.

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      RENEWABLE ENERGY FOR YOUR HOME

      Alan and Gill Bridgewater
      Paperback

      Price: $16.95

      Global warming. Rising fuel prices. Dependency on foreign energy. Never have so many Americans been more motivated to invest in renewable energy right in their residence. Leaving the technical jargon …

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      Global warming. Rising fuel prices. Dependency on foreign energy. Never have so many Americans been more motivated to invest in renewable energy right in their residence. Leaving the technical jargon and contractor's lingo behind, this book offers clear, practical solutions that any homeowner can put to use right now.

      Cutting through the confusing requirements and costs, this book allows average homeowners to find solutions that best fit their setup, lifestyle and budget by explaining each possible energy solution with clear, practical illustrations and straightforward descriptions.

      From which type of solar panel fits your roof and sun exposure to finding the most efficient part of your yard to set up a small wind turbine, Renewable Energy for Your Home is packed with information. It shows how to determine if geothermal energy is an option, and includes hints, tips and do-it-yourself techniques to reduce carbon footprints and save on ever-rising energy bills.

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      BUILD YOUR OWN SMALL WIND POWER SYSTEM

      Kevin Shea, Brian Howard
      Paperback

      Price: $25.00

      Written by renewable energy experts, this hands-on resource provides the technical information and easy-to-follow instructions you need to harness the wind and generate clean, safe, and reliable energ…

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      Written by renewable energy experts, this hands-on resource provides the technical information and easy-to-follow instructions you need to harness the wind and generate clean, safe, and reliable energy for on-site use.

      Build Your Own Small Wind Power System shows you how to install a grid-connected or off-grid residential-scale setup. Get tips for evaluating your site for wind power potential, obtaining permits, financing your project, selecting components, and assembling and maintaining your system. Pictures, diagrams, charts, and graphs illustrate each step along the way. You'll also find out how you can help promote wind-friendly public policies locally. Save money and reduce your carbon footprint with help from this practical guide.

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      THE SUN-INSPIRED HOUSE

      Debra Rucker Coleman
      Paperback

      Price: $29.95

      The Sun-Inspired House evolved from the questions about passive solar, passive cooling, energy efficiency and green building that home owners, builders, engineers and architects asked author Debra Ruc…

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      The Sun-Inspired House evolved from the questions about passive solar, passive cooling, energy efficiency and green building that home owners, builders, engineers and architects asked author Debra Rucker Coleman over the last 25 years. Although the book includes more than 50 house plans, its primary benefit comes from its in-depth coverage of passive solar home design, green building, energy-efficient construction, working with architects and many other resources.

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      WIND ENERGY BASICS (2ND EDITION)

      Paul Gipe
      Paperback

      Price: $29.95

      This is one of the best basic guides to planning, purchasing, siting and installing small wind systems, including an analysis of the most affordable small wind generators for home use.

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      This is one of the best basic guides to planning, purchasing, siting and installing small wind systems, including an analysis of the most affordable small wind generators for home use.

      Recommended Product for Wiser Living: Today, more than ever before, our society is seeking ways to live more conscientiously. To help bring you the very best inspiration and information about greener, more sustainable lifestyles, Mother Earth News is recommending books to its readers. For 40 years, Mother Earth News has been North America’s “Original Guide to Living Wisely,” creating books and magazines for people with a passion for self-reliance and a desire to live in harmony with nature.

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