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Top 61 Solar Projects

  1. 46. Geothermal System (02:16)

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

  2. 47. Absorption Chiller (02:20)

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

  3. 48. How to Install a Solar-Powered Attic Fan

    An attic fan can help reduce heat inside a home and overall cooling costs. These step-by-step instructions show how to install a solar-...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  4. 49. Nana Wall (02:01)

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

  5. 50. Advances in Roof Solar Panels (00:01:00)

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

  6. 51. Installing Solar Window Film (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics for installing solar window film.

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

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

  8. 53. Wind Turbines (01:52)

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

  9. 54. Smart House System (02:24)

    Using Smart House technology, home dwellers can manage energy usage.

  10. 55. Energy Dashboard (01:43)

    This monitor helps teach a home's occupants about their energy use.

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

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

  12. 57. 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:
    --
    Cost:
    $10,000 - $15,000
    Difficulty:
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  13. 58. Outdoor Solar Spa Design (00:01:57)

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

  14. 59. 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
  15. 60. Integrated PV Panels (02:17)

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

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