"A Solar Buyer's Guide for the Home and Office provides a detailed and clear overview of the many solar options available today to power and heat our homes and businesses. If you are confused about where to begin—or who to turn to for guidance and advice—this book is a great place to start. I highly recommend it."
—Greg Pahl, Greg Pahl, author of The Citizen-Powered Energy Handbook: Community Solutions to a Global Crisis
Most people appreciate solar energy—much as they do motherhood and apple pie—but many do not know about the practical everyday uses of solar power. While they grasp the simple concepts, they are commonly confused by the intricacies of buying solar electricity, heating, and hot water systems. Hooray for this no-nonsense guide that makes this quagmire comprehensible!"
—Johnny Weiss, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Solar Energy International
"Need a clear guide to approaching solar energy choices? Stephen and Rebekah Hren's new book will help you sift through the marketing hype and make sound decisions for your clean energy future."
—Ian Woofenden, Senior Editor, Home Power magazine, and author of Windpower for Dummies
"Once again, Stephen and Rebekah Hren have delivered an authoritative sourcebook. ...[T]heir Solar Buyer's Guide is a thorough, readable look at how we might turn to the sun to meet our energy needs. It delivers history, explains policy, and untangles the briar patch of the solar jungle. Thanks to this book, the path to sustainability is significantly less perilous: No machete required."
—Lyle Estill, author of Small is Possible and Biodiesel Power