Category Archives: Solar

Homemade Window Mounted Solar Heater

Homemade Window Mounted Solar Heater

Make a solar heater to help warm your place. Passive room heaters are some of the most efficient ways to heat a room or a number of rooms in your homestead. Harnessing the power of the sun can be used to generate hot air without the need of electricity. By adding a small solar power panel you can add a small circulating fan to warm multiple rooms. This DIY project will introduce the reader a homemade solar window heater.


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Solar Heated Hot Water Shower

Solar Heated Hot Water Shower

Make your own hot water for a shower. When it comes to the use of alternative sources of energy, the sun is one of the most often used. One of the the reasons is due to the overabundance of it availability and after all it is free. The only trick is to how you go…Continue Reading

Choosing a Solar Power System

Choosing a Solar Power System

See the steps that went into choosing a solar power system on this off grid homestead. Homesteading is a very unique way of life to begin with, but if you couple that with off-grid living and you have a serious lifestyle change ahead you. Without a reliable source of electricity doing even the most basic…Continue Reading

How to Have Solar Air Conditioning Off Grid

How to Have Solar Air Conditioning Off Grid

Learn how you can have solar air conditioning even if you are off grid. The rise in utility prices and the campaign to save resources like electricity and gas has force people to adopt an off the grid (OTG) lifestyle. People who care about the environment and believe in green living also support the OTG…Continue Reading