After having written a post about building a solar oven, I was asked over the weekend by a friend, could I build one into the home. I took the challenge to make a plan.
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Looking at the trend in using solar thermal heating around the world.
A program for learning how to install solar panels.
Solar Water Heaters are making a come back as homeowners look for ways to reduce their energy bills.
Simple family project which can substitute for your slow cooker, but no home power needed.
Looking into solar lighting for a home’s exterior, you will find there are more options now than you might believe.
How can you reduce utility bills to zero with green power options like solar and wind for the home. Is it practical for a home in Houston? Renewable energy may be in your future.
An inspector experiments replacing his floodlights with solar powered accent lights to see if his wife approves.
An overview of looking at your home’s air conditioning and how it can be turned green.
After having been on many home inspections, I feel that passive designs can be better for the home, but mechanical systems have their place; they just have to be thought out well.