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Geothermal Heating and Cooling Systems: Choosing The Right One

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​​​​​​What are Geothermal heating and cooling systems?Geothermal heating and cooling ​systems harnesses the Earth’s heat. Just a few feet below the surface, the Earth maintains a near-constant temperature, in contrast to the summer and winter extremes of the ambient air above ground. Farther below the surface, the temperature increases at an average rate of approximately […]

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Solar Water Heater: An Overview of the Basic Systems

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Click Video to Watch Audio Download Video Download Transcript Download Course Summary: Solar Water Heater ​An investment in a solar water heater will beat the stock market any day, any decade, risk free. Initial return on investment is on the order of 15 percent, tax-free, and goes up as gas and electricity prices climb. Solar […]

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Heat Your Home Naturally With Passive Solar Heating

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Click Video to Watch Follow Course Summary: Passive Solar Heating Heating accounts for over one-third of your energy consumption. Passive Solar heating can be as simple, or as complex, as you want it to be. But getting a simple passive solar heating system, enough to heat one or more rooms, can be done in an […]

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Off Grid Power System For any Situation Or Budget

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The most important thing you need to take away from this off grid power system lesson is… There are alternative energy solutions to suit any situation, and any budget. It doesn’t really matter if you live, urban, suburban, or rural. There are options you can use right now to lower, or eliminate, your energy bills. It also […]

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Off Grid Solar Panels and How To Build Them Cheaply

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Click Video to Watch Audio Download Video Download Transcript Download ← Previous Module Next Module → ​Building Off Grid Solar Panels The most important thing you need to take away from this lesson is…   Before attempting to build an urban, suburban, or an off grid solar panels for your entire house, take my energy efficiency  course. […]

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Vertical Farming Systems: Your 3 Biggest Questions Answered

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​It’s a rapidly growing trend in agriculture. Vertical farming systems ​are becoming something done at home, in an apartment, in your backyard, on a rooftop, or even inside abandoned building. ​This is something that ​a lot of companies around the United States are looking at..​Cropping up–no pun intended– all across the country, new vertical farming companies […]

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Backyard Urban Farming is Sweeping The Country

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​There is a multitude of reasons to start backyard urban ​farming. Aside from the obvious food that you can grow, it’s healthier for you, it costs next to nothing to grow, and it’s something that you can teach your kids about and do together. City living doesn’t have to mean that you can’t grow your own […]

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