Monthly Archives: September 2017

DIY Solar Air Heater! – Solar Thermal STEEL “DOWN-SPOUT” Air Heater! – Easy DIY (Full instr.) 140F

DIY Solar Air Heater. The STEEL DOWNSPOUT Solar Air Heater! video includes full instructions w/materials list. reaches high temps (140F+). the internal fan (3-speed) has strong airflow *and is solar powered. the collector is similar to a metal can solar heater but uses steel rain gutter “downspout pipe” instead. one… Read More

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Off Grid Solar Cabin – Water

Water is essential to survival and that fact is no different living off grid. In this video I discuss how to get water when living off grid. Everything from hauling water from a natural source, to electric and manual water wells, and even rain catch systems are covered. Be sure… Read More

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EEVblog #724 – Home Solar Power System Analysis & Update

Dave looks at his 3kW home solar power system after being in operation for 18 months and analyses the results. Original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGENVguQQmo Timelapse install video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQAd7nposJQ How much energy was produced? How does net and gross metering work? What is the payback period? What is solar insolation? The 3kW… Read More

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Cheap Living You Won’t Imagine Permaculture Project BBC Documentary Part 1

A System for Sustainable Life Cheap Living You Won’t Imagine Permaculture Project BBC Documentary Part 1. One of the reasons for shooting this film is the global climate change. All around the world, as you know, places are experiencing odd weather events. So, one of the reasons that permaculture is… Read More

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