Reviews

"A well-crafted blend of theory and practical information for all who want to build a quiet, efficient, and economical wind turbine to achieve greater energy independence and reduce their carbon footprint. These guys know their stuff and know how to convey it in a clear, concise, understandable, and humorous fashion."
- Dan Chiras, PhD, author of green energy books

"The Otherpower Dans and their crew learn more in their sleep about building good wind generators than the rest of us learn in the daylight. If you want to be able to build simple, robust, and productive wind turbines awake or asleep, buy this book!"
- Ian Woofenden, Senior Editor, Home Power Magazine

"Finally, a detailed--some would argue exhaustive--treatment of how to build your own backyard wind turbine...This is a fun book. It's well written and informative too. If you plan to build your own, this is the one to have."
- Paul Gipe, author of wind energy books; 1988 Person of the Year by the American Wind Energy Association; Pioneer Status from the World Renewable Energy Congress.

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"Dan Bartmann and Dan Fink have done a magnificent job in the writing and production of Homebrew Wind Power. They've created a book, written with a vast amount of knowledge and experience in the subject, loaded it with photographs that clearly show the processes involved and enabled any wind energy amateur to successfully build his or her first wind turbine and enjoy the rewards of living off-grid. The writing style vividly demonstrates that The Two Dans enjoy what they do and while they take the subject of wind energy very seriously, they never take themselves too seriously. They have fun building wind turbines and it shows in the book."
- Larry Barr, publisher and editor-in-chief of the Energy Self-Sufficiency Newsletter

"If this was a common book for school kids to write book reports on, there would be very few wind power scams. It might even inspire you to build a fully equipped workshop or to learn welding. This is the kind of book that needs to be donated to school libraries and science classrooms across the nation."
- Peter Parsons, author of Slashing Home Energy Costs

"There are some good books out, but most of them either display mostly giant corporate machines or leave out vital information. As with any technology there are always a few people who want to do it themselves from start to finish, if they can. Those people have largely been left out of new developments since the excellent Hackleman books of the late 70s and early 80s. Now with this new book, the situation has improved considerably. Homebrew Wind Power shows, in a step-by-step manner, exactly how homeowners can build workable wind generators from scratch."
- Michael Riversong, author of Design Ecology

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Homebrew Wind Power: A Hands-On Guide to Harnessing the Wind

Dan Bartmann & Dan Fink

$39.95 paperback
ISBN 978-0-9819201-0-8
8 x 10, 320 pages
photos/illustrations
published in 2009 by
Buckville Publications, LLC

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