About a year ago I wrote about a thermosiphoning passive solar water heater from Build It Solar. Well, they have out done themselves. Now they show a design that will also track the sun as it travels from east to west. This increases it’s water heating capabilities by %30!
This video shows an “emergency” way to back feed your generator to your home electrical breaker panel. Not sure it’s safe, but it’s clever enough to entertain the thought.
Home made power generator
There are many DIY projects on getting off grid energy. This one struck me as a good one to share and maybe make happen here on the land. Home Brew Generator
I want this, bad!
We’ve had many a good times together but , alas, my trooper of a car is on it’s waning hours. It’s hitting the 250,000 mark soon and sounding less like a well oiled machine and more like a tractor. Don’t get me wrong, I love this car, but it’s time to be realistic. So in…
Let the sun shine in
Living here on the land is very interesting to say the least. Interactions are a minimum of 15 minutes, and always very informative and sincere. A walk to get the laundry can take you half an hour on average. On a walk of the perimeter the other day, I found two old solar panels laying…
Need a career change?
The National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service provides a vast amount of information on sustainable farming and how to get started. They offer a sustainable farm internship search tool that will knock your socks off, a large list of resources to get you started with sustainable farming practices and good marketing advice if you are already on your way.…