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This fully updated classic of sustainable living technology tells how and gives you access to the world's most extensive selection of hardware to make it all happen. The book is the ultimate resource on renewable energy, sustainable living, alternative construction, green building, homesteading, off-the-grid living and alternative transportation, written by experts with decades of personal experience and a passion for sharing their knowledge. This 12th edition includes brand new sections on Solar Utility Intertie, Alternative Sources of Fuel (including biodiesel and hydrogen fuel cells), and Hybrid Vehicles, and completely rewritten sections on Land and Shelter, Emergency Preparedness, and Energy Conservation, as well as in-depth sections on: Sunshine to electricity from panel to plug; Water systems; Water heating; Water and air purification; Composting toilets and Graywater systems; Off-the-grid living and homesteading tools; Mobility plus over 150 pages of maps, wiring diagrams, formulae, charts, electrical code, solar sizing worksheets and much more.