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Top 61 Solar Projects

  1. 46. Energy-Efficient Homes (02:22)

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

  2. 47. 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:
    --
  3. 48. Solarizing Soil (02:18)

    Reduce disease in your garden by solarizing your soil. .

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

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

  5. 50. Home Energy Saving (20:00)

    Contractor Matt Blashaw discovers how insulation is made.

  6. 51. PV Louvers (02:21)

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

  7. 52. Using Solar Panels (01:49)

    A visit to Evergreen Solar, where sunlight is harnessed for electricity.

  8. 53. The Canopy (01:55)

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

  9. 54. Net Zero Energy (03:51)

    Solar Solutions visits a home that generates as much energy as it uses.

  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. 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
  12. 57. Wind Turbines (01:52)

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

  13. 58. Zero Energy Home Building (03:53)

    Discover how a home builder is building zero energy homes.

  14. 59. Solar Tube (00:48)

    Here are tips for successfully installing a solar tube skylight.

  15. 60. Great Outdoors (20:00)

    Chris Grundy tests some versatile tools for all seasons.

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