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Types of Alternative Home Energy | DIY Solar Power For Homes

Types of Alternative Home Energy | DIY Solar Power For Homes

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http://diy-solar-power-for-homes.com How to Save Energy in Your Home, gives tips on energy saving and DIY solar power for homes to use alternative energy.
http://diy-solar-power-for-homes.com How to Save Energy in Your Home, gives tips on energy saving and DIY solar power for homes to use alternative energy.

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Solar Powerfor Homes: 101
Collection of articles about Alternative HomeEnergy Options including Solar Power.
Brought to you by: Paul Nugent
© All rights reserved & published by:http://strategic-services-aust.com This is a FREE ebook. You may freely share it with others.The only restrictions are:1) you may not alter the ebook or its contents in any way2) you may not use the ebook for commercial purposes(in other words, you may not charge anything for it, but you may use it as a bonus product)
Types of Alternative Home Energy | Solar Power forHomes
If you are just beginning your research on whether or not solar power is aviable option for your home energy, you may get some helpful basicinformation from this collection of articles compiled for your easy reading.Home energy consumption is one of the main problems of people today. Thefact is we all need electricity to power our lives.We need the level of civilization that can be provided by electricity. However,most people think that the price they pay is just too much for the amount of electricity they get to consume.In the true spirit of humanity, people did what they always do wheneverthere’s something that does not completely satisfy them about life: theyinnovated.Alternative home energy has been on the roll ever since people have madedesigns efficient enough to make them feasible. People may think thatalternative energy is just a recent development, but in fact, alternative homeenergy has been around even before electricity was discovered.
Consider these types of alternative home energy:
1) Wind energy –
Nowadays, windmills are used in homes to run small generators. Thesegenerators produce and store electricity to be used in running small homeappliances. However, windmills have been around for a long time.
If you take a look at the word “windmill” you will realize that this type of alternative home energy device was used for a purpose other than producingelectricity.Yes, the windmill was indeed, used to mill grain. As you may well know,grinding grain my hand is very hard work. So in order to make life moreconvenient and the production of flour more efficient, windmills were used toturn the large grinders.Seeing as how this was so effective, it was inevitable that the windmill evolveinto the 21st century in order to be used as a power source.
2) Solar energy –
Many people think of this type of alternativehome energy as something that’stechnologically advanced. In a sense,harnessing the power of the sun to produceelectricity is. But this alternative home energyhas already been in use for a long, long time.Think about this word for a second:clothesline. Aha, you get it now, don’t you? Yes, we have been using solarenergy to dry our clothes for God knows how long. Think about that spindryer or hair dryer you have and think about how much electricity it uses todo a task that the sun has been able to do for years, albeit at a slower pace.This alternative home energy is harnessed nowadays for a variety of tasks.Some use it to heat their homes, others use solar power to heat water, andother people use solar cells to power small appliances and save a little onthat electricity bill.

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