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By: Chris Calwell
What makes great light for reading or entertaining, may not be best for cooking or detailed work. Weigh the pros & cons of efficient lighting options.
Home Efficiency
By: Michael Welch
Dealing with dirt on your PV array
Solar Electricity
By: Willi Hampel
This Wisconsin homeowner designed a custom, tiltable PV rack to cut upfront system costs & optimize his grid-tied PV array’s energy production.
Solar Electricity
Solar-Powered Surface Pump
By: Roy Butler
Need water for irrigation or livestock? Learn how to put a simple PV-direct water-pumping system to work.
Solar Electricity
By: Claire Anderson
Learn the basics of avoiding thermal bridging -- improve your home's performance.
Home Efficiency
By: Rebekah Hren
Monitoring solutions for batteryless grid-tied PV systems offer a variety of ways to keep an eye on your system and make sure it is performing well.
Solar Electricity
Solar Electricity
Intermediate
Installing a battery box vent
Batteries vent potentially flammable H2 gas, don't let them vent into a living space.
Home Efficiency
Beginner
Passive House design, passive solar, small footprint, & grid-tied PV systems make the Belfast Cohousing & Ecovillage nearly net-zero energy.
2 comments 4 weeks 1 day ago by Sarah Lozanova
Solar Electricity
Intermediate
The author's homestead
Off-grid lifestyles that rely primarily on RE are full of benefits & responsibilities. See if you’re ready for the challenges—& potential rewards.
11 comments 3 hours 53 min ago by Sky
Wind Power
Intermediate
Destroyed wind system
Living with a wind generator is not for everybody.
1 comment 1 month 1 week ago by GUY T MARSDEN
Home Efficiency
Beginner
A look at green building materials—what to consider when you’re choosing ecofriendlier products & how to identify their not-so-eco counterparts.
3 comments 2 months 3 weeks ago by Michael Welch
Solar Electricity
Intermediate
Monitoring solutions for batteryless grid-tied PV systems offer a variety of ways to keep an eye on your system and make sure it is performing well.
Solar Electricity
Intermediate
Zilla released their new Double Stud XL Flashing product.
Wind Power
Advanced
David Laino exposes the nitty gritty details behind wind power computations.
Solar Electricity
Advanced
This Wisconsin homeowner designed a custom, tiltable PV rack to cut upfront system costs & optimize his grid-tied PV array’s energy production.
17 comments 3 weeks 1 day ago by Willi Hampel_2
Home Efficiency
Beginner
Learn the basics of avoiding thermal bridging -- improve your home's performance.
Home Efficiency
Intermediate
Attic insulation
A reader wonders if adding insulation will keep summer heat lower, and expert Gary Reysa responds.
10 comments 1 month 4 weeks ago by zap101
Solar Electricity
Intermediate
New QuickMountPV rail free mounting system.
New rail-free mounting system from QuickMountPV.

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