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Top 61 Solar Projects

  1. 1. Solar Tube (00:48)

    Here are tips for successfully installing a solar tube skylight.

  2. 2. Nana Wall (02:01)

    The nana wall, six folding glass panels, is this home's passive solar core.

  3. 3. Solar-Powered Rock Spotlight (00:00:51)

    No cords. No batteries. Just lovely, natural-looking outdoor lighting.

  4. 4. Motion Control PV Panels (02:06)

    Retractable panels on the roof reduce the demands on the HVAC system.

  5. 5. Shady Structures (40:00)

    The Bekdahls have a backyard that takes a beating from full sun all day.

  6. 6. Advances in Roof Solar Panels (00:01:00)

    See how far technology has come in moving you toward energy independence.

  7. 7. Energy-Efficient Homes (02:22)

    Pulte Homes is building money-saving features into a new development.

  8. 8. Solar Lights (01:00)

    A DIY Basic about accentuating outdoor living space with solar lighting.

  9. 9. Solar Power: The Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

    DIY Network experts answer frequently asked-about topics and additional information on solar power.

  10. 10. Aerogel (02:20)

    Aerogel is a highly efficient and tranlucent home insulating material.

  11. 11. Focus on Landscape Lighting (00:01:13)

    Jay shares tips on installing accent and safety lighting in a landscape.

  12. 12. Optrel Helios Welding Helmet (00:45)

    The Optrel Helios Welding Helmet features a solar-powered darkening filter.

  13. 13. Old Hollywood (20:00)

    Tom and Angela want to add old Hollywood glamour to their 1980s bathroom.

  14. 14. Geothermal System (02:16)

    This house uses geothermal mass to store heat energy in heating & cooling.

  15. 15. Solar Village (03:53)

    Find out how solar power at home can work just as well as electricity.

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