New DIY Solar plans – 2012 update
NEW ADDITION, DIY watt hour / amp hour meter, Solar powered emergency HAM Radio communications and Offgrid networking for developing areas. Also includes 3 case studies of installations done in NY, SC, and the Caribbean island of Anguilla. Examples of 12v, 24v, and 48 volt systems. Includes instructions on panel siting and aiming, battery care, loads and design, RV/ Camper Mobile Solar Guide, and much more. $20 – eBook (electronic delivery).
DIY Water Systems
Learn how to capture rain water, filter it for drinking and cooking, use it for irrigation and laundry. Learn how to build your own filtration systems, and how to build water saving irrigation systems. Learn how to heat water with the sun! This is our master list of files on how to save, capture, and use rain water. Includes files on making and using compost toilets, self watering planters, worm composting and more. $20 – eBook (electronic delivery)
Methane Digester Video and eBooks
A 3 hour video by Al Rutan, the Methane Man, along with a series of articles and associated files (New videos added including the ARTI food digester). Learn how to make, store, and use your own renewable propane/natural gas substitute. Free DIY Engine Alternator and DIY Methane / Propane Conversion eBooks included! $20 – eBook (electronic delivery).
Geodesic Quonset Plans
The first (and only?) example of a linear geodesic structure. Very strong, light weight, and inexpensive structure, ideal for garages, workshops, greenhouses, even homes. Can take a very heavy snow load, and extremely resistant to wind. Can be used to connect Geodesic dome structures, or freestanding on it’s own. $20 – eBook (electronic delivery).
Axial Flux Alternator and Wind Turbine Plans
Learn how to build the Green Trust / Woodhenge Axial Flux Alternator and Wind Turbine as seen on Invention Nation. Complete step by step plans for building the alternators (for wind, hydro, and engine powered), and the wind turbine. $20 – eBook (electronic delivery).
Aquaponics (hydroponics with fish) Plans and information
Learn how to build the Green Trust Aquaponics system. See video, diagrams, pictures, and detailed explanation of how to create a symbiotic relationship where the fish fertilize the plants, and the plants purify the fish water. $20 – eBooks, video and pictures (electronic delivery).
Veggie Oil as Fuel Plans and information
Learn how to run your diesel engine on vegetable oil, or make biodiesel as a straight replacement for diesel fuel. Learn how to safely mix the chemicals needed to break down vegetable oil into diesel fuel, or convert your diesel to run on filtered vegetable oil, new or used.
$20 – eBook (electronic delivery).
DIY Multi Fuel Generator
Learn how to build a lawn mower engine driven alternator / charger, and fuel it with gasoline, propane, and/or methane / natural gas. Charge your battery bank, run an inverter and more.
$10 – eBook (electronic delivery).