Category Archives for "Alternative Energy"

How To Make A Vertical Axis Wind Turbine

If you’re looking for a cool alternative energy project – no doubt a very cool bonding project to share with the kids – then building this vertical axis wind turbine has got to be right up there. Just don’t expect it to go powering your washing machine anytime soon (output is roughly estimated at 50 […]

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Building A Solar Furnace To Heat The Shed…

Here’s a pretty cool little “up-cycling” project. This guy got some free time one day and decided, instead of sitting on his ass, he was going to made a basic solar furnace to take the chill off his garage. Built using old soda cans and other scrap materials… “I decided instead to take advantage of the south-facing side […]

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