For Grid-Tied Homes:

  • Why invest in renewable energy for your home?
  • Is it legal and safe?
  • How solar electricity works
  • Grid-tied solar and wind systems, with and without batterie
  • Sizing your solar/wind system
  • What does it cost?
  • Any financial help out there?
  • Permits & Paperwork
  • The Nuts & Bolts: what to look for, what to avoid
  • Who does the solar/wind installation?
  • Using the sun's warmth to heat your home
  • Solar hot water (thermal) systems 
  • Geothermal heating and cooling
  • Appendix: manufacturers, web resources, state energy offices, sizing worksheets, glossary, and more



Got Sun? Got Solar, 2nd Edition:
Harness Nature's Free Energy to Heat & Power Your Grid-Tied Home

Rex A. Ewing & Doug Pratt

$20.00 paperback
ISBN 978-0-9773724-6-1
7.5 x 8, 192 pages
published January 2009

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