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Top 61 Solar Projects

  1. 46. Solar Window Shutters (00:59)

    Plug-N-Save presents an easy way to go solar without spending a fortune.

  2. 47. Home Energy Saving (20:00)

    Contractor Matt Blashaw discovers how insulation is made.

  3. 48. Green Wall (01:48)

    A green wall is vertically mounted system of plants that filter rainwater.

  4. 49. Shady Structures (40:00)

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

  5. 50. 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
  6. 51. Wind Turbines (01:52)

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

  7. 52. The Simple Life (03:40)

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

  8. 53. 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
  9. 54. Focus on Landscape Lighting (00:01:13)

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

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

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

  11. 56. Solar Address Numbers (00:00:52)

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

  12. 57. Pond Energy Efficiency (00:57)

    Here are ways to keep your pond from taking a bite out of your power bill.

  13. 58. 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
  14. 59. Integrated PV Panels (02:17)

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

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

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

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