Carbon Buster's Handbook
Godo's second book: The Carbon Buster's Home Energy Handbook, is available now! From Carbon Miser to Carbon Buster®, learn how you can save US $17,800 and reduce your carbon dioxide emissions by as much as 73%.
"This book is a dream come true for anyone who wants to reduce their carbon emissions in the most cost-effective way. Godo Stoyke plays the numbers like Mozart played the piano - with joy, inspiration, and accuracy. It should be adapted for every country in the world."
-Guy Dauncey, Author of Stormy Weather: 101 Solutions to Climate Change.
"This really is a great resource! For all of us who want to reduce our environmental impact and save money, here is the invaluable, practical resource we've been looking for. Godo Stoyke presents a clearly explained outline of what to do, where to start, and what the costs and benefits will be. If you are concerned about global warming, rising fuel costs, or the world we will leave our grandkids, read this book, and tell your friends."
-Alexis Karolides, AIA, LEED AP, Principal, Breakthrough Design, Rocky Mountain Institute
"Godo Stoyke’s Home Energy Handbook is a timely and practical how-to guide to show each of us how we can contribute to a more sustainable world by reducing our carbon footprint. As a home owner and an ecological economist specializing in full-cost accounting, I found in this book a plethora of wonderful tips for saving energy and money, and tools to weigh various energy efficiency options. I'm eager to get on with implementing many of Godo’s ideas in my own home!"
-Mark Anielski, Ecological Economist, and author of The Economics of Happiness
"At last, a book written in plain English that guides you step-by-step through the best choices to make for reducing both energy costs and carbon emissions at a family level. Godo Stoyke has crunched the efficiency numbers so you don't have to....and offers a return on investment for household, vehicle, and lifestyle that beats the best financial instruments out there-- all to the good of the planet."
-Richard Freudenberger, Publisher, BackHome Magazine
"The Carbon Buster's Home Energy Handbook offers a treasure-trove of practical information that will help homeowners reduce both their energy consumption and their carbon footprint. For those wanting to make a difference with their homes and their lifestyles, this book is a great starting point."
-Alex Wilson, Author, Your Green Home, Executive Editor, Environmental Building News
"Carbon Buster's Home Energy Handbook brings into focus the environmental impacts of personal choices around energy use. Godo Stoyke brings us out of hiding and calls us to action; no longer can we say that the efforts of an individual are too small to matter."
-Paul Scheckel, Energy Auditor, Author of The Home Energy Diet
"This book offers real solutions for reducing our energy use and helping our environment. The practical suggestions in The Carbon Buster's Home Energy Handbook can help an individual reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and save money on energy bills."
-Doug Anderson, ENERGY STAR program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Godo would like to thank the following people for their help in providing access to equipment measurements:
- Westworld Computers: www.westworld.ca, especially Calvin Anderson and Robyn Shilling.
- Generation Electronics: www.generation.ab.ca, especially Mike Jackman and Ted Zanetic.
- The Brick: www.thebrick.com, especially Gregg Wolkowski.
- Three Hat: www.threehat.com, especially Greg MacIntyre and Scott Fisher.
- Programmer Shawn Murphy: www.smurp.com
- Carbon Busters staff: www.carbonbusters.org