Domestic Solar Energy

Gavin D J Harper
Domestic Solar Energy is brimming with advice and information that will be of value to all those who are interested in making the optimum use of solar energy in the home. The author considers the impact of global warming and the international energy crisis before explaining how the home owner can evaluate the energy performance of his, or her, house and make better use of natural lighting. All aspects are covered of the installation of photovoltaic cells to a residential property using solar power to produce domestic electricity and to heat water. The costs are calculated and the benefits of installing a solar energy system are assessed.
Domestic Solar Energy by Gavin D J Harper

About the author

Gavin D. J. Harper is the author/co-author of a number of books including Domestic Solar Energy (Crowood, 2009) and Small-Scale Wind Power Generation (Crowood, 2010). He writes extensively on sustainability issues and is currently researching the subject of green business models for sustainability for a PhD at Cardiff University Business School. Gavin is a member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology, and holds two honours degrees from the Open University and three masters degrees.