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9780071549592

50 Green Projects for the Evil Genius

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071549592

  • ISBN10:

    0071549595

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-01-08
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education TAB
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Summary

50 Ways to Be a Green Evil Genius!Who knew being environmentally conscious would ever be considered evil? With 50 Green Projects for the Evil Genius , you'll have wicked fun while reducing your impact on the planet and saving money.Using easy-to-find parts and tools, this do-it-yourself guide offers a wide variety of environmentally focused projects you can accomplish on your own. Topics covered include transportation, alternative fuels, solar, wind, and hydro power, home insulation, construction, and more. The projects in this unique guide range from easy to more complex and are designed to optimize your time and simplify your life!50 Green Projects for the Evil Genius : Features step-by-step instructions for 50 environmentally friendly projects, complete with helpful illustrations Shows you how to design, build, and install your creations Allows you to customize each project for your purposes Removes the frustration factor-all required parts are listed, along with sources50 Green Projects for the Evil Genius provides you with all the plans and schematics you need to: Dramatically improve the fuel efficiency of your car Insulate the windows in your home Build a worm compost bin Audit your appliances with an energy meter Build a water purifier Set up a rainwater collection system Create a solar water heater Construct a homopolar motor Assemble a solar module from PV cells Create a wind turbine Assemble your own weather-protected human-powered vehicle Convert your car to biodiesel Build a contained composite structure And more

Author Biography

Jamil Shariff is currently the deputy editor of Off-grid.net, a website that focuses on renewable energy technologies.

Table of Contents

Foreword The Right Honourable Paul Martin PC
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Transportation
Staying Inside
Waste and Value
Efficiency
Using Water
Heating with the Sun
Water and Air
Heat and Power
Electricity
Solar Electricity
Wind Power
Alternatives to Your Car
Alternative Fuels for Transport
Spaces and Structures Index
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