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Power from the Sun - 2nd Edition

Power from the Sun - 2nd Edition

A Practical Guide to Solar Electricity

Written for the layman, this is the fully revised and updated guide for individuals and businesses interested in generating their own electricity using the Sun. Practical and accessible, it provides a basic understanding of electricity, wiring, and …

Power from the Wind - 2nd Edition

Power from the Wind - 2nd Edition

A Practical Guide to Small Scale Energy Production

Skyrocketing energy costs and constant reminders of the impacts of conventional energy sources are making homeowners and businesses look at different ways to use energy more efficiently and to generate their own electricity to reduce fuel bills and …

related subjects: Energy
The Power Manual

The Power Manual

How to Master Complex Power Dynamics

All social relations are laden with power. Getting out from under dominant power relations and mastering power dynamics is perhaps the most essential skill for change agents across all sectors seeking to ignite positive change in the world.

This …

related subjects: Progressive Leadership
The Power of Community

The Power of Community

How Cuba Survived Peak Oil

When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1990, Cuba's economy went into a tailspin. With imports of oil cut by more than half and food imports cut by 80 percent, people were desperate. This fascinating and empowering film shows how communities pulled …

related subjects: Resilience
The Power of One

The Power of One

Authentic Leadership in Turbulent Times

The Power of One will change your life! It effectively breaks through the feelings of despair, frustration and alienation we all share about the state of the world and demonstrates how just you alone can transform your neighborhood, workplace or …

related subjects: Cultural Critique
Powerdown

Powerdown

Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World

If the US continues with current policies, the next decades will be marked by war, economic collapse, and environmental catastrophe. Resource depletion and population pressures are about to catch up with us, and no one is prepared. The political …

related subjects: Resilience
The Practical Cyclist (PDF)

The Practical Cyclist (PDF)

Bicycling for Real People

Riding a bicycle is something you never forget -- even if the last time you owned a bike, it had playing cards pinned to the spokes.

People are coming back to bicycling in droves; propelled by rising gas prices, expanding waistlines, or the allure of …

related subjects: Health and Wellness
Prescriptions for a Healthy House, 3rd Edition

Prescriptions for a Healthy House, 3rd Edition

A Practical Guide for Architects, Builders & Home Owners

Although there is nothing complicated about constructing healthier homes, building for health is still not standard practice, and in fact there are many aspects of conventional home construction that are detrimental to human wellbeing.

From …