DIY Solar ProjectsAdvances in solar technology have made many DIY-friendly products available to consumers, several of which will be hitting the market for the first time in 2011. These include solar water heaters, solar battery charging stations, solar powered lights, photovoltaic shingles that provide supplementary electricity, solar heat pumps, and solar panel kits that generate primary home electrical service. Among the step-by-step projects is a solar water heating system you can build and install yourself for under $1000; simple thermosyphon solar heat collectors for barns and outbuildings; or "heat grabbers" that you can fabricate for $50 in materials and ...
Chilly winter weather can send the home heating bill through the roof. But a little insulation goes a long way! Cut a chunk out of your power bill, and make your home more energy efficient with the Duck Window/Patio Door Kit! The kit includes one 84 x 120-inch sheet of crystal clear plastic film and one roll of 1/2-inch x 36 feet (432 inches) double-sided tape, enough to insulate 1 extra large window or patio door. Once taped to the door or window frame, the crystal clear film heat shrinks with a blow dryer to seal out drafts and cold. For indoor use on painted or varnished wood, aluminum and vinyl surfaces only. The film helps prevent drafts and heat loss to provide a drastic increase in energy efficiency. A properly sealed home can cut energy costs by hundreds of dollars a year. This simple solution is easy to install, affordable, and works warming wonders. Be home smart and with the Duck Window Kit! Get yours today!