Sunday, 15 February 2009

DIY Wind Power

DIY Solar Systems

With the depletion of energy sources at a rate faster than its being replaced, it is prudent to use the abundant energy available from DIY solar energy. Apart from the easy availability, solar energy helps control environmental pollution. Most of us shy away from installing DIY solar energy solutions in your home thinking that they are expensive and complicated. You will however, be surprised to know how easy it is to use these solutions. Moreover, it will help to reduce them energy bills. Once you install your DIY solar power system, you will be delighted to know that you are doing your bit to save energy for future generations.

I will examine the various options available on DIY solar energy for domestic use.

Solar Cooking: A solar cooker is a kitchen appliance that uses no fuel for cooking. You can cook food for up to five people all powered by the sun. If you are thinking that using a solar cooker will hinder a spread of several dishes on the table, you will be surprised to know that you can not only boil food in the, but also roast and bake! The only limitation with the solar cooker is the time it takes to cook. However, given the free source of energy it uses, this is a good option to reduce the energy bills.

  • Solar home lighting: A lighting system converts solar energy into solar power for your home. This is done via cells that are responsible for solar energy. Thus, at night, if you wonder how the lights are on in the house, it is because of the stored solar energy in solar cells. You can install the DIY solar lighting system in your home and not worry about electricity bills.

  • Heating system: Installing a solar heating system in your home helps reduce your electricity bill along with saving the world, before exhausting the power. If you are worried that a solar heating system will become your home sweet home or a gadget to be a costly investment, your concerns are misplaced. Companies providing solar energy solutions for homes make it a point to install aesthetically pleasing heating systems in your home. According to the cost, the investment in a solar heating system is wise because you get a return on your investment within 3-4 years, which is absolutely free service after that.
By following some of the simple methods above you can reduce your energy bill drastically, but there are even more DIY power solutions to implement that would reduce your energy bill to absolutely nothing or better still, you could sell your excess energy back to the power companies.

Saturday, 14 February 2009

A DIY Solar Power Welcome.

Hi and welcome to my latest blog, which focus's on providing information on home energy, using solar power.

We've all got to act soon in helping improve the current environmental issues, and with the declining financial situation, now would be the best time to act. Making savings on your energy bills and contributing to a better environment are the main basis of this blog...

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