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2F Wind Turbine Construction Manual by Hugh Piggott
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,940. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
A very "hands-on" guide to every step in the process of building a 2 metre diameter wind turbine for battery charging. The turbine will produce 800kWh of energy on a site with 5 m/s mean wind speed. It uses more durable ferrite magnets for longer service life. The ebook is packed with colour photos and diagrams to clarify the text. "They can tell you more than thousand words"
Alternative Stirling Engines For Free Energy Applications And How To Go About Building Them And Using Them To Generate Electricity by Robert Murray-Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,650. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
This book describes the basics of the Stirling engine, as well as some of the most promising alternative models, how to go about building them and how they can be used to generate power for home use.
Lessons from Our Rocket Mass Heater by Ray Dudley & Randi Dudley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Green living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
"Why didn't anyone tell us that! I wish we had known that BEFORE we built it!" Sound familiar? Written by Ray & Randi Dudley, this is a not a "how-to" type of book, it's a "here's how we did or didn't do it" book, a "here's where we found the information" type of booklet. Bursting with photos, tips and resources from a REAL build, this is a must have companion to the experts books!
The Secrets of Soil Building by Joanne Poyourow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,160. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Rich, healthy, alive garden soil is the key to success in every organic vegetable garden. Here's how to build great soil -- at low cost and with minimal inputs, without much gardener time, within tight urban spaces. Learn how to compost, mulch, vermicompost, perform D-I-Y soil tests, and maintain fertility year-round -- so that you can produce food sustainably for years to come.
Build Your Own Solar Powered Generator: Step by Step Instructions for Solar Power at a Fraction of the Cost by Sue Merriam
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 11,950. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
When the power goes out, be prepared. Learn to build a solar powered generator using this handy reference guide with step by step instrutions.
The Truth About Simple Unhooked Living by Estar Holmes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,540. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Find out how to manage a home comfortably and safely without electricity and running water. Why would anyone want to live that way on purpose? The reasons span from radical conservation to being self-reliant when the system falls apart. If you just want to weather water shortages and power outages gracefully, why not learn from those who live without pipes and wires full time?
A Beginner's Guide to Mini-Farming by J.D. Rockefeller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Do-it-yourself / general
Read this book and find out how you can start your own mini farm right in your backyard. You will learn how to make your own raised bed and your compost. You will learn how to fertilize and irrigate your crops. Also, learn about raising your own chickens and enjoying freshly laid eggs as well as meat right from your home! So, let’s get started!
Homesteading Projects by Richard Bogdanowicz
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,760. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
So you want to be a homesteader! Join the rebirth of living simple in these hard economic times. Learn how to grow, how to save and how to become healthier. We have spent years figuring out some of what we share with you on our book. Build a green house, grow in winter or even grow food in your closet to feed your family. It really doesn't matter if you have an apartment or a home with land.