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Top 61 Solar Projects

  1. 16. Absorption Chiller (02:20)

    Using solar collectors & the energy from heated water to cool your house.

  2. 17. Geothermal System (02:16)

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

  3. 18. How Solar Works (04:11)

    Everything you need to know about how solar works from Solar Solutions.

  4. 19. Solar Landscape Lighting (01:27)

    Learn from a pro and get advice for installing solar lighting.

  5. 20. Sun-Powered Ford C-Max Hybrid (00:00:28)

    Ford's new hybrid concept car, the C-Max, runs off the power of the sun.

  6. 21. How to Install an Outdoor Shower

    Ed Del Grande from Ed the Plumber, demonstrates how to install an outdoor shower complete with a solar water heater.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  7. 22. Eco-Friendly Home (01:58)

    Eco-friendly improvements to your home mean big savings on utilites.

  8. 23. Nana Wall (02:01)

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

  9. 24. The Simple Life (03:40)

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

  10. 25. Solar Panel Effeciency (02:07)

    This system uses rainwater to cool PV panels for greater effeciency.

  11. 26. Integrated PV Panels (02:17)

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

  12. 27. Shady Structures (40:00)

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

  13. 28. Solar Address Numbers (00:00:52)

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

  14. 29. Bamboo I-Beams (01:44)

    I-beams made from bamboo are a strong & sustainable building component.

  15. 30. How to Install an Exterior Solar Panel

    Use these step-by-step instructions to wire and fully install a 1-kilowatt stand-alone system.

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $10,000 - $15,000
    Difficulty:
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