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  1. 1. Solar Powered Attic Fan: An Overview of Energy Saving Features

    Solar innovations can be easily incorporated into a daily lifestyle, without sacrificing style or comfort. Check out these energy savin...

  2. 2. Top Three Solar Greenovations

    DIY Network shows you the best solar products you can use on your next home improvement project.

  3. 3. PV Louvers (02:21)

    Solar panels are incorporated into louvers on this house's exterior facade.

  4. 4. Solar Address Numbers (00:00:52)

    Solar address numbers soak up the sun all day to stay lit up all night.

  5. 5. Net Zero Energy (03:51)

    Solar Solutions visits a home that generates as much energy as it uses.

  6. 6. Integrated PV Panels (02:17)

    This European system seals and mounts PV modules in a solar roofing shell.

  7. 7. The Simple Life (03:40)

    A house in the country gets a dose of Hollywood glamour in the master bath.

  8. 8. Thermal Blocks Wall (02:07)

    This unique glass block design functions as a thermal wall in the home.

  9. 9. Zero Energy Home Building (03:53)

    Discover how a home builder is building zero energy homes.

  10. 10. Greenhouse Basics (04:26)

    Extend your gardening season by building a pre-fabricated greenhouse.

  11. 11. Wind Turbines (01:52)

    Wind turbines make use of wind power to generate energy for the home.

  12. 12. Great Outdoors (20:00)

    Chris Grundy tests some versatile tools for all seasons.

  13. 13. Aerogel (02:20)

    Aerogel is a highly efficient and tranlucent home insulating material.

  14. 14. Pond Energy Efficiency (00:57)

    Here are ways to keep your pond from taking a bite out of your power bill.

  15. 15. Home Energy Saving (20:00)

    Contractor Matt Blashaw discovers how insulation is made.

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