Presents a humorous look at the advantages of using solar energy for heating and other purposes, as an alternative to other costly, dangerous, and non-renewable sources of power.
Tilly Spetgang is a newspaper journalist, author, magazine writer, teacher at the Writer’s Workshop for Rutgers University, and a former radio talk-show host. A lifelong conservationist, she was the force behind the worldwide effort to put bricks in toilet tanks to reduce the amount of water used when flushing, which led to the retooling of tanks from 8 to 1.6 gallons of water per use.
Malcolm Wells, a renowned architect, is considered the father of earth-sheltered solar design, as well as a writer, artist, cartoonist, columnist, and solar consultant. He has lectured worldwide to professional groups and on college campuses, written for numerous ecologically minded magazines, written more than twenty books, and provided the forewords and introductions for many "green" books.