Category Archives: Alternative Energy

almost free garage heat – just drink a lot of soda at Hemmings Blog: Classic and collectible cars and parts

http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2007/04/26/almost-free-garage-heat-just-drink-a-lot-of-soda For all its faff, every once in a while, the Internet reminds me that I’m not actually as smart as I think. If I was, I would’ve been able to come up with such genius ideas as this pop-can solar heater. Warming up the garage, one insulin spike at a time…

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http://www.canadiantirepower.ca/en/ It’s not unusual to see more and more DIY-oriented companies offering alternative energy products for sale, but I have a great deal of respect for Canadian Tire’s efforts on the subject. Here’s a dedicated website to solar and wind-powered items, with helpful instructions for first-timers. Making the process far less daunting will result in […]

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BuildItSolar: Solar energy projects for Do It Yourselfers to save money and reduce pollution

http://www.builditsolar.com/ An excellent example of that effort towards a smaller footprint I mentioned the other day. I would love to be able to try some of these projects. Woe to apartment living and a total lack of handyman skills!

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