Fuel the least polluting sources of affordable energy

After attention has been directed to using form, fabric, good detailing, efficient construction and the local environment to full effect to minimise heat demand, then it is important to investigate the most appropriate fuel source for the residual space heating and domestic hot water demand.

Gas and oil produce lower emissions to the atmosphere for each unit of delivered energy than electricity, making electricity, in general, the least preferred option for heating. A zero-CO2 emission option is to use active solar energy for hot water, wind energy and/or biofuels such as woodchip, waste, straw or paper. Renewable energy technologies are dealt with in Chapter 11.

Getting Started With Solar

Getting Started With Solar

Do we really want the one thing that gives us its resources unconditionally to suffer even more than it is suffering now? Nature, is a part of our being from the earliest human days. We respect Nature and it gives us its bounty, but in the recent past greedy money hungry corporations have made us all so destructive, so wasteful.

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