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Top 60 Solar Projects

  1. 31. Shady Structures (40:00)

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

  2. 32. Motion Control PV Panels (02:06)

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

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

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

  4. 34. Solar Village (03:53)

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

  5. 35. Absorption Chiller (02:20)

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

  6. 36. Create a Solar Powered Shed

    Install a solar panel on your workshop to power your tools.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  7. 37. Landscape Lighting (01:00)

    Enhance your home's exterior appearance with these landscape lighting tips.

  8. 38. How to Use Solarization to Keep Soil in Great Shape

    Solarization employs plastic to heat up the soil, eliminating garden pests and diseases that overwinter in the soil.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 39. Solar Panel Effeciency (02:07)

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

  10. 40. Outdoor Solar Spa Design (00:01:57)

    Let the sunshine and the hot spa days begin: the solar spa's ready to roll!

  11. 41. Greenhouse Basics (04:26)

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

  12. 42. Solar Landscape Lighting (01:27)

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

  13. 43. Advances in Roof Solar Panels (00:01:00)

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

  14. 44. Nana Wall (02:01)

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

  15. 45. Lincoln Vista Welding Helmet (01:41)

    Lincoln Vista's welding helmet auto-darkens each time you light your torch.

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