Roundup of New and Updated Web Sites
The world of the Internet is ever-changing. Here are a some new sites and others that have been upgraded:
Consumer’s Guide: Get Your Power from the Sun
http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy04osti/35297.pdf If you are thinking about buying a solar electric system for your home or business, this booklet provides basic information that can help you. This publication introduces consumers to photovoltaic technologies and guides them through the basics of the technology including how to purchase solar electric systems and what todo before a system can be connected to the utility grid system. This publication was written for the California Energy Commission and partially funded by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
Russian Fireplace: Procedures for Constructing a High Efficiency Masonry
reports/russian_fireplace.pdf This long out-of-print publication (published circa 1981) is a "how-to" manual on how to construct a high efficiency fireplace that incorporates the best qualities of a Finnish or Russian fireplace and that of the typical open American type. This fireplace design can be accommodated in spaces where conventional fireplaces are now used. This booklet was prepared by Southeast Community College Beatrice Campus for the Nebraska Energy Office.
Energy Education Resources: Kindergarten Through 12th Grade
http://tonto.eia.doe.gov/FTPROOT/other/0546(2003-2004).pdf This newly updated publication the 15th edition provides a list of generally free or low cost energy related education materials available for students and educators. Compiled by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration