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Dude, Sustainable!: 5 Underused Technologies That Can Slice Your Energy Bill

Dude, Sustainable!

"Plumbing for a Greywater System (Plus Some Money Savings!)" In order to save money, water and energy, one couple is building a new home that will incorporate a simple, gravity-run, household greywater system to divert and collect greywater, as well as rainwater from their roof, for landscape use. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Plumbing for a Greywater System (Plus Some Money Savings!)

▶ 1000Ah Battery Bank Part3 - Testing the Condition of my Salvaged Batteries - YouTube

Turn your vehicle into a electrical power generator instead of purchasing a standalone generator!!! Emergency Home Power - Home and Mobile Battery Bank DIY 4.5 Hour Video

Back to Basics: Direct Hydropower How to use a modern water wheel to create power!

LOW-TECH MAGAZINE: Back to Basics: Direct Hydropower

Connecting A Power Transfer Switch For Solar

Solar: Installing A Power Transfer Switch

Do-it-yourself wind generator blueprints.

DIY Wind Turbine | Top 10 Low-Cost Home Energy Guides

How To Build A Solar Generator At Home For Under $300. Simple Step By Step Instructions. www.thegoodsurviv... #TheGoodSurvivalist

How To Build A Solar Generator At Home For Under $300. Simple Step By Step Instructions - The Good Survivalist

Homemade Portable Solar Generator

Homemade Portable Solar Generator

solar heat storage tank and copper coil heat exchangers (Excellent look at the exchange coils in a storage tank!)

Solar Hot Water and Space Heating System With Integrated Boiler

Choosing a Power Generator | Ideas & Guide On How To Choose The Best Alternative Energy For Power Outage By Survival Life

Choosing a Power Generator | Survival Life | Blog

Segway inventor, Kamen, unveils the Sterling Engine, a machine that can generate 10Kw of electricity to get you off the grid. It is also likely to replace your hot water heater and furnace in the future. It is quieter than a generator and can be brought into operation by using any heat source, from cow dung to burning olive oil.

Alternative energy ~ micro hydro-generator!

Micro hydro generator -

The SmartBox Wind Turbine installs on a rooftop or pole, plugs directly into a 120 volt outlet, and produces 40 kilowatt hours a month of energy output.

Home Wind Power Simple As Plug And Play? | EarthTechling

A Down-to-Earth Guide to Home Heating and Cooling

A Down-to-Earth Guide to Home Heating and Cooling

What If Your Residential Heating System Ran On Compost? What if you could heat your house all winter for free, heat your household water for free, and cook with free gas most of the year? Sound to good to be true? Well, it’s not! And you can get almost everything you need to complete this project for free or next to nothing. Build your own residential heat5ing system in just a few days.

Everything you need to know about building your own DIY battery bank for solar, wind, hydroelectric and/or thermoelectric! What kind of batteries, how many, how to set them up, how to care for and maintain your batteries and much more! Terrific comprehensive video series to get you up and running in no time! Best video series we have found on the topic! If you are interested in alternative energy for emergency backup or off grid living, this is the video series for you!

Solar Inverter Grid Tie

Earth Tubes passive heating/cooling system instead of A/C or heating.

Earth Tubes - GreenGarageWiki

A collection of articles on Passive Cooling

Passive Cooling Techniques

To add passive cooling to the house you can utilize what are sometimes called “Geo-coupled thermal tubes”, simple pipes or passages below ground where hot air is cooled before entering the shelter....SO AWESOME!

Earthship Huts – Low Hanging Fruit in the Fight Against Poverty

Roth SolarGeo System the first system that combines solar energy with geothermal heat pumps and radiant heating

PV & hot water

Make Your Own Hydrogen Fuel Cell It’s Simple – Easy – Effective $33

Whole House Backup Propane Generator. Even if you live beyond the gas mains, this will keep your heat on, your well pump running, and your fridge cold. About $7K.

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