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Top 61 Solar Projects

  1. 46. Greenhouse Basics (04:26)

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

  2. 47. Eco-Friendly Home (01:58)

    Eco-friendly improvements to your home mean big savings on utilites.

  3. 48. Solar Lights (01:00)

    A DIY Basic about accentuating outdoor living space with solar lighting.

  4. 49. Solar Tube (00:48)

    Here are tips for successfully installing a solar tube skylight.

  5. 50. Solar Address Numbers (00:00:52)

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

  6. 51. Shady Structures (40:00)

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

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

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

  8. 53. 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
  9. 54. PV Louvers (02:21)

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

  10. 55. Geothermal System (02:16)

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

  11. 56. Front Yard Curb Appeal (00:01:47)

    Enhance your home's curb appeal with low-voltage lighting or a fountain.

  12. 57. Recycled Products (02:01)

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

  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. Bamboo I-Beams (01:44)

    I-beams made from bamboo are a strong & sustainable building component.

  15. 60. Landscape Lighting (01:00)

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

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