Low-impact energy: introduction

Look at ways to save energy, and to generate electricity and heat yourself from renewables, without all the emissions and danger associated with coal, oil, gas or nuclear.

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David Thorpe of One Planet Life is the author of the Earthscan Expert Guide to Solar Technology, the Passive Solar Architecture Pocket Reference, the Solar Energy Pocket Reference Book and Guides to Photovoltaics and Low Carbon Vehicle Fuels and a former manager of the publications dept. at CAT. He believes in eco-minimalism and runs consultancy and workshops on aspects of design, commissioning and cost.

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