Selected from nearly 40 years of material, this special all-solar collection of 111 articles includes a wide selection of do-it-yourself projects and practical advice for harnessing the power of the sun.

In this information-packed CD, you'll find articles on everything from making your own solar heat grabber to building solar cookers, to advice on passive solar design.

This great resource has 111 articles, including:

  • A Simple Solar-Heated Shower
  • A Passively Heated and Cooled Home
  • Recycle a Refrigerator into a Solar Water Heater
  • Mother's Solar Tracking Heater
  • "Recycled" Solar Homes
  • Warm Your Swine with Sunshine
  • Plumbing Up Mother's Solar Furnace
  • A Homemade Solar Water Heater
  • Solar on a Shoestring Series
  • A Solar Food Dryer with Cardboard Boxes
  • Storm Window Solar Panels
  • Economy Solar To Go
  • Pedaling with Power
  • And many more!

This premium collection is delivered in a simple, searchable CD-ROM format, just like our popular Archive CDs, including fully printable articles. No Internet connection required.


This CD is designed to run on PC and Mac platforms.

You will need one of the following setups to run this CD:
With an IBM-compatible computer: Microsoft® Windows 98 SE (Second Edition) or newer; with Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5 or newer. You also will need Java Virtual Machine (VM) version 1.3 (free download from or newer browser plug-in with Java enabled on your browser and computer.

With an Apple Computer: Mac OS X with Safari 3.2.525.27.1 or newer and Java. Use the Software Update feature (available on the Apple menu) to check that you have the most up-to-date version of Java for your Mac.

This CD also operates with Mozilla 1.4 and Opera 7 browsers.

Category: DIY

Weight: 0.05

Item Number: 4271

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