VIDEO: Pop Can Solar Heater (Awesome)

VIDEO: Pop Can Solar Heater (Awesome)Photo – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QLNViUsRCVU Here we have a great video tutorial from Rich Allen that shows you how to build your very own solar air heater or “solar collector” using basic tools and materials. This is a great project for anyone who wants to tap into …

Video: Hybrid Uninterruptable Power Supply

Video: Hybrid Uninterruptable Power SupplyPhoto – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4fh1sR0NTsw Here we have a short video from “Engineer775”, which takes us on a guided tour of his hybrid home power supply system – it incorporates solar panels and can be also be connected to small generators with propane conversions added. There is even …

How To Recharge Single Use Alkaline Batteries

How To Recharge Single Use Alkaline Batteries Photo – Knowledgeweighsnothing.com First things first: Do NOT attempt to recharge a single use battery using an “ordinary” battery charger! There is a risk of fire or exploding batteries, not good. I did not even realize that recharging regular alkaline batteries was truly …