In DIY Solar Projects, you'll find many achievable, clever projects you can make and install to begin creating your own solar lifestyle. You don't need to spend a lot of money to take advantage of solar power. From a simple solar oven that can cook a roast in a couple of hours, to a standalone solar water heater, this book provides clear instructions for sun-powered equipment you can make and install on your own. You'll learn how to mount small photovoltaic panels on a roof, bring power to lights in a remote shed or garage, and create a solar still that purifies water without consuming power. A wood kiln, a battery charging station and supplementary heat sources for your home are just a few of the other unique and highly practical projects in DIY Solar Projects. If yo long to experience the satisfaction that comes from harnessing the clean power of the sun, this book will show you the light.
Eric Smith has worked for many years as a Home Improvement editor. He lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.