Solar Technology: The Earthscan Expert Guide to Using SolarBK0155
Solar energy is a free, abundant and sustainable energy source, with many methods existing to harness it. This guide is the essential introduction to the subject, explaining how the technologies work, how best they should be employed, as well as the costs and benefits of using them.
It provides detailed yet accessible coverage of passive solar building, solar water heating, solar space heating and other solar thermal applications. The book also introduces the reader to larger scale applications such as concentrating solar power, cooling and desalination, grid-connected photovoltaics and stand-alone photovoltaics. This highly illustrated book is in full colour and is the perfect book for anyone who wants to work with or simply learn more about solar technologies.
Author: David Thorpe.