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Top 61 Solar Projects

  1. 46. PV Louvers (02:21)

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

  2. 47. The Canopy (01:55)

    This system enables solar technologies to be installed on existing homes.

  3. 48. Lincoln Vista Welding Helmet (01:41)

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

  4. 49. Shady Structures (40:00)

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

  5. 50. Recycled Products (02:01)

    New eco-friendly, recycled products available for home construction.

  6. 51. 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:
    --
  7. 52. Motion Control PV Panels (02:06)

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

  8. 53. Wind Turbines (01:52)

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

  9. 54. Old Hollywood (20:00)

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

  10. 55. How to Install Landscaping Lights

    Solar-powered lights are a good option when there's no electrical source nearby.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  11. 56. Great Outdoors (20:00)

    Chris Grundy tests some versatile tools for all seasons.

  12. 57. Nana Wall (02:01)

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

  13. 58. 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
  14. 59. Landscape Lighting (01:00)

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

  15. 60. The Simple Life (03:40)

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

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