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.

By | 2017-09-26T10:49:11+00:00 September 26th, 2009|Alternative Energy|

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 slowly regain energy.

By | 2017-03-10T05:04:38+00:00 July 21st, 2009|Alternative Energy|

DIY Solar Pool Heaters

If you are looking for a good way to conserve on energy or costs associated with heating your pool, but don't want to invest in a complete commercial installation, a DIY solar pool heater is one option you can try.

By | 2016-08-11T13:43:25+00:00 May 4th, 2009|Alternative Energy|