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How To Make A Solar Shrub

How To Make A Solar Shrub If you are looking for a way to keep your cell phone or tablet charged when outside, If you are not by a plug or in your vehicle, then a solar battery charger is a great idea. You can make a solar shrub to do this as a decorative …

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How to Make A 5 Gallon Bucket Air Conditioner

How to Make A 5 Gallon Bucket Air Conditioner I love five-gallon buckets they have so many uses. all you need for this project is a five gallon bucket and a small desk fan. These two times can be used to make a simple and portable bucket air conditioner. The fan is the source of the air …

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How To Build Your Own Home Solar Power System

How To Build Your Own Home Solar Power System So many people are seeking ways to become more independent from their electric companies. Some people have the desire to be 100% off the grid while other people use it as a supplement in conjunction with their electric company. In a world of rising energy costs …

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Backup Energy Saver – Folding Mobile Solar Panel

Backup Energy Saver – Folding Mobile Solar Panel When utility power is unavailable or too expensive to bring in to your home or cabin, solar panels allow you to be your own utility company!  You can live in peace, with no noisy gas generator to disturb the quiet. There are several variations of off-grid solar …

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DIY Solar Air Heating Collectors: Pop Can vs Screen Absorbers

DIY Solar Air Heating Collectors: Pop Can vs Screen Absorbers Solar air heating is a solar thermal technology in which the energy from the sun, insulation, is captured by an absorbing medium and used to heat air. Solar air heating is a renewable energy heating technology used to heat or condition air for buildings or process …

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