Top 4 Energy Drains in US Households (and How to Greenify Them)

You only have so many hours in the day, so it makes sense to look at the biggest energy wasters in your home before...

Going Off the Grid? 8 Things You Should Consider

Are you considering going off the grid completely? If so, here are some tips to keep in mind for maximum success. For many, going 100%...

12 Ways to Improve Your Car’s Fuel Efficiency

Summer vacations, even day-to-day commutes and other travels, can become costly pretty quick. Between hotel expenses, food, gasoline, entertainment expenditures and souvenirs, taking out a significant...

DIY Vertical Axis Wind Turbine Design (VAWT) from PVC Pipes

In this consumerism ruled times, the world needs to know ways to do stuff. When electricity generation is predicted to become more expensive (it's like they predict an invasion of electric vehicles), people need to build their own power generating systems for their independence.

Build a Can Stirling Engine in 10 Easy Steps

Can stirling engines have fascinated me and not once was there will to put them into action, but no time. Here's how you can build a...
Portable and affordable backup solar power.

Portable Solar Power and Energy Storage – Off-Road or Off-Grid for just $700

There has been a lot of talk about solar power, renewable energy, and energy storage over the last few years, and many might come...

Free Heating – Two Effective DIY Projects

Free Heating? Really? Oh yes, and there is not only one way to get it. Here are two of them- fast, cheap, effective, and bill-free. It...

DIY 3D Solar Panel Powers Electric Motor From 2 LED Flashlights

Ryszard says it's much more efficient to assemble solar cell this way than put them directly into light, where you'll lose a lot through reflection back into the environment. Some recently invented anti-reflective coatings may even accelerate the light's absorption into the solar cells. This is one of the advantages.

5 Habits That Will Improve Your Home Energy Efficiency

Habits that ruin your home energy efficiency are easily acquired with all the daily tasks and duties we all have. However, energy-efficient homes have been...

How to Make a DIY Eco Yard to Help Conserve Resources

A lush green lawn is one of the most common sights in any...