Solar Living Sourcebook



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30th Anniversary Edition of our Solar Living Sourcebook is the most important book you can have if you plan to live a truly independent life on- or off-grid.

SKU: 21-0530

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Originally published in 1982, with over a dozen editions and more than a half million copies in print, our Solar Living Sourcebook is the most important book you can have if you plan to live a truly independent life. 

Far beyond simply making and storing your own power, we explain how to provide all your need self sufficiently; Air, water, food, and power, with straight talking explanations and easy to follow instructions for planning, installing and maintaining your own homestead.

Chapter Listing:

  • Relocalization
  • Land and Shelter
  • Sunshine to Electricity
  • From Panel to Plug
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Energy Conservation
  • Water Development
  • Water heating
  • Water and Air Purification
  • Composting Toilets
  • Grey Water Systems
  • Off Grid Living, Farming and Homesteading
  • Sustainable Transportation
  • The Real Goods sustainable living library
  • Natural Burial

Fully indexed, with thousands of pictures and diagrams, the Real Goods Solar Living Sourcebook has been described by many as a “Desert Island Book”; a must have if you're going to be stranded on a deserted island.

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