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Backyard Biodiesel: How to Brew Your Own Fuel Bob  Armantrout

Backyard Biodiesel: How to Brew Your Own Fuel

Bob Armantrout

Published April 21st 2015
ISBN : 9780865717855
Paperback
176 pages
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Small-scale home biodiesel production holds a singular attraction for the do-it-yourself enthusiast. While perhaps it cant save the world, this unique renewable fuel is economical, fun to make, better for the environment, and will help you reduceMoreSmall-scale home biodiesel production holds a singular attraction for the do-it-yourself enthusiast. While perhaps it cant save the world, this unique renewable fuel is economical, fun to make, better for the environment, and will help you reduce your dependence on Big Oil. And getting started is easier than you think.Backyard Biodiesel is written by two recognized experts in the field of small-scale biofuels. This comprehensive hands-on, practical, DIY guide includes:The basics of small-scale brewing—recipes, strategies, and technologiesAdvanced backyard analytics and troubleshootingSafety considerations and regulatory issuesTopping up the tank—how to put your biodiesel to work for youMaking your own fuel is not only possible, it is rewarding. Designed to be accessible to everyone from readers with no prior technical expertise to alternative energy buffs, Backyard Biodiesel is a must-read for any aspiring brewer, packed with everything you need to get up and running quickly and safely.Lyle Estill is the president and co-founder of Piedmont Biofuels and the author of Industrial Evolution, Small is Possible, and Small Stories, Big Changes. He has won numerous awards for his commitment to sustainability, outreach, community development, and leadership.Bob Armantrout helped to manage four commercial biodiesel plants before joining Piedmont Biofuels in 2007. He works as an instructor at Central Carolina Community College, where he spearheads an innovative two-year biofuels degree program.