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Tools and Home Improvement Items Powered by Alternative Energy

Alternative energy can be used in our homes to replace the typical electrical energy sources. There are tools and home improvement items available in the market today powered by renewable energy sources. Some of the useful things running on alternative energy that that you should have in your home are listed below. Sunforce 52022 5 […]

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Three Skills Required for DIY Solar Projects

Do-It-Yourself (DIY) solar projects are simple to do but you still need some skills to complete them; as there are some people who have difficulty in building things from scratch. Here are the three skills required for DIY solar projects.

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How Does Wind Power Work?

Wind power is seen as one of the renewable energy sources that can be tapped to decrease the greenhouse gas in the atmosphere. At present, it is used across the world, with some countries getting ten percent of their power from it.

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Installing Solar Panels

If you’ve decided not to use a professional solar panel installer, but to install your own solar panels, there are several factors you should take into consideration. In particular, you should consider the size of your solar panel system, as this will determine where and how you install it, and you should consider whether or […]

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DIY Homemade Solar Panel Project

A homemade solar panel can supply power to your home appliances. By using the sun’s radiation, you can cut your monthly energy bill.

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DIY Tubular Skylight Installation

A tubular skylight, or solar tube, is a device which can provide natural light for rooms that don’t have windows. What it does is to collect sunlight on the roof and bring it into the room using a reflective tube. This is ideal for dark kitchens, hallways, and bathrooms.

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To DIY or Not: Factors to Consider for Your Home Solar Power System

So you’re contemplating on installing a solar power system at your home. You might have your own reasons for this, but many people consider that mounting a solar power system will reduce their household’s energy costs. Before buying all the materials needed for the project, there are various factors that should be considered, whether you […]

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Homemade Solar Batteries

It would be nice to be able to charge your batteries charge without using any conventional electrical chargers. Well, Knut Karlsen did just that. His homemade solar batteries are made out of normal rechargeable batteries, with built-in solar cells. All you need to do is to leave the batteries under the sun, and they will […]

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