A Practical Guide to Domestic Energy Saving Technologies, 2nd edition

A Practical Guide to Domestic Energy Saving Technologies, 2nd edition

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A Practical Guide to Domestic Energy Saving Technologies provides the perfect introduction to one of the construction industry's leading growth areas, containing an overview of all types of renewable energy sources, as well as information relating to the installation and inspection of renewable energy systems. The practical focus in this book will give students the confidence to pass micro-generation exams, discuss the subject with clients and work on all new and emerging renewable energy systems.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 190 pages
  • 191 x 248mm
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • 70 Line drawings, color; 90 Halftones, color; 20 Tables, black and white
  • 1138846120
  • 9781138846128

Table of contents

The need for renewable energy in dwellings. Types of renewable energy. Microgeneration certification scheme (MCS). Photovoltaic systems. Heat pumps. Ground to water heat pumps. Air to water heat pumps. Wind turbines. Biomass fuel. Hydro and wave power. Requirements for becoming a registered Microgeneration installer . Appendices including tips on building a quality file, and a list of registration bodies. Appendices. Index.
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About Christopher Kitcher

Chris Kitcher has 50 years experience in the electrical industry. He is an electrical installation lecturer at Central Sussex College and an NICEIC inspector for the Microgeneration Certification scheme (MCS). For the last 17 years he has worked in the college environment whilst maintaining his electrical skills by periodically working on site.
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