DIY Solar Projects
Solar-Powered Do-it-Yourself Projects (Photo Credits)
At this day and age when energy efficiency is becoming a priority, knowing how to make everyday machines that would run on solar energy is a very valuable knowledge any home will surely benefit from.
Goods Home Design for instance shared a tutorial on how to make a solar-powered food dehydrator which can help you preserve food and at the same time could make for you healthier, and preservative-free munchies.
“If you like dehydrated food, you would surely like to know how to make it at home. Drying your food can be very useful as it will help you preserve it for a longer period. You can also make lots of delicious and healthy snacks by using this technique, for instance drying all sorts of fruits. So if you want to try this at home, we recommend you to build your own solar dehydrator. Those that run on electricity will cost you a lot, so solar powered ones are a cheap and efficient option. The next tutorial will teach you how to make your own solar powered food dehydrator out of recycled materials.”
DIY Solar-Powered Air Conditioner
Trueactivist.com meantime shared a DIY Project on how to make an air conditioner powered by Solar Energy.
“Have you ever wished that you can beat the heat during the hot summer months? Now you can make a non-compressor based “5 gallon bucket” air conditioner that can cool down a room. In this video, DIY expert desertsun02 shows how he was able to take the temperature in a room from 84F to 40F with his DIY gadget.
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Mother Earth Living meantime shared this instructional guide on how to make a solar-powered oven. “Solar ovens are simple devices that capture heat from the sun with a reflective surface that’s angled or curved towards a cooking pot. Because they can be easily made from cheap materials like scrap cardboard and tinfoil, they are widely used in areas of the world where trees and fossil fuel are scarce or expensive. Once made, they can be used to cook food and boil water in a reasonable amount of time for absolutely no cost.”
Check out the procedure here.
Do you know of any DIY Home Appliance project that can be powered by Solar Energy?