Top 3 Best Selling Home & Garden Books

Top 3 Best Selling Home & Garden Books

Compiled by Mighty Ape Books Online

1.      Kevin McCloud’s 43 Principles of Home: Enjoying Life in the Twenty-First Century

Kevin McCloud’s 43 Principles of Home represents a landmark piece of interiors publishing. In this lavish and inspirational yet also practical book Kevin explores all areas of domestic living, from materialism to sustainability, craftsmanship to comfort. 

In his witty, wide-ranging commentary on the way we live now, the things we have gained and lost, Kevin’s beautifully written text brings insight and understanding. Crucially, however, he also offers up his 43 principles of home life — each one addressing very real and solvable domestic issues.

What is the perfect kitchen layout?
How to create a feeling of space in traditionally sized rooms?
How to create an extension that works?
How best to choose colour for function?
How do you create dynamic and enjoyable kids spaces?
What to do with your empty fireplace?
And how best to manage home waste and recycling?

Author Biography

Kevin McCloud is best known as presenter of Channel 4’s BAFTA-nominated ‘Grand Designs’, now in its tenth series. He writes books and articles about decoration, design, lighting and colour, and is editor-at-large of Grand Designs magazine. In addition, Kevin is a product and lighting designer and has produced ranges of furniture, lighting and tableware for high street names.

2.      Nigella Christmas: Food, Family, Friends, Festivities

“Nigella Christmas” comprises reliable, practical, easy-to-follow recipes and reassuring advice about planning and cooking ahead, presented in a gorgeous glittering package.

It includes everything from scrumptious Christmas cakes and puddings, to quick and easy homemade presents (biscuits, preserves and other standbys) and edible tree-decorations, recipes for feeding friends and family over the holiday season with minimum stress and maximum enjoyment (cook and freeze ahead or slow-cook in the oven), as well as Christmas party food and drinks.

Author Biography

Nigella Lawson is the author of bestselling books, How to Eat, How to Be a Domestic Goddess, Nigella Bites, Forever Summer and Feast, which, together with her successful TV series – on BBC 2, Channel 4, as well as the American Food Network – have made hers a household name around the world. Her latest book, Nigella Express, was a no. 1 bestseller, selling over 1 million copies in 6 months. She is a contributor to the New York Times and lives in London with her family.

3.      A Home Companion: My Year of Living Like My Grandmother

This book talks about the tale of a year-long journey from straight-talking, hard-bitten journalist to green goddess – complete with fabulous recipes and experimental disasters – all told in a smart, funny and self deprecating fashion.

Wendyl Nissen is well-known as a straight talking journalist whose career has seen her edit top-selling magazines, produce ground-breaking television documentaries and take on talkback radio callers without batting a heavily made-up eyelid. But what happened when she let three chickens called Marigold, Hillary and Yoko into her life on 24 October 2008.

About Wendyl Nissen

Wendyl Nissen is a journalist and broadcaster who writes popular columns in the Herald on Sunday, the New Zealand Woman’s Weekly and New Zealand Gardener. She is also the creator of her own Wendyl’s Green Goddess brand of natural cleaning products. Her catchphrase is ‘It’s okay to be a Nana’.

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Gourmet Soup at Home

Gourmet Soup at Home

While this report will cover the basics, soup making is a creative experience and the number 1 key is that if it tastes very good to you, it will probably taste good for everybody else, so in this report I will be using the term “to taste” quite often. Remember that you should add your seasonings gradually, and sample, because while you can always add more seasonings, you cannot take them back out. After adjusting your seasoning give your creation a chance to simmer to release the true flavor. (A note to smokers, take it easy on the salt because smoking numbs the taste-buds.) A tip from finer restaurants is to use white pepper. White pepper is similar in taste to black pepper, but it is very finely ground so that children and picky adults cannot see it. Be creative, and have some fun, I think the people in your life will love a gourmet soup!

Soup Making Basics:

This subject will be covered over the next several chapters and includes:

1) Mirepoix

2) Stock vs. Jar of Base or Bullion Cubes

3) Roux vs. Cornstarch

4) Seasonings

5) Creating a Cream Base

While I fully encourage you to use the resources available to you, and this most certainly includes leftovers. You cannot take a week old roast from the refrigerator and make an earth shattering soup, it will simply taste a week old. The fresher the ingredients, the better the soup!


Mirepoix is a term most commonly used to describe soup vegetables that include even parts carrots, onions and celery. Most hotels use a mirepoix in almost all of their soup. While these three vegetables give restaurant soups a rich character, if your family doesn’t care for one of these vegetables, onions for instance, then leave onions out. Use your own discretion, some people would never eat these vegetables raw, but love them in soup.

There are three common sizes of diced vegetables fine, medium, and stew size. Fine dice would be used in such applications as garnishing a consommé and are cut 1/8 inch by 1/8 inch or smaller. Medium dice is most commonly used in soups and are square between 1/4 inch and 3/8 inch. Stew size are cut in squares of between 1/2 inch and 3/4 inch, and are used in some soups and stew.

Stock vs. Base:

For home use a good jar of base, or bullion cubs are the best options. Look at the ingredient list for actual animal content, and if you are sensitive to MSG, there are quite a few good bases that are MSG free. If using a salt based base, don’t add salt. Judge the beef or chicken flavor by the salt content, if you need more salt simply add more base. Remember when judging the amount of salt that not everybody has the same tastes, so better less than more. So if I write salt and pepper to taste, this is based on using a stock.

Chicken Stock:

You can use raw or cooked chicken, cover the chicken with water; add celery, onion, carrots, and a bay leaf; boil with a slow rolling boil for at least a couple of hours and strain. While most of the flavor will remain in the stock, if you wish you can de-bone the chicken and add it to the soup, but this is a matter of taste.

Beef Stock:

A good beef stock requires soup bones and needs to boil for a long time. Caramelize soup bone (bake until deep brown). Cover with water add; celery, onion, carrots, and some type of tomato product; and boil at a slow boil until the bone has had a chance to release all of the bone marrow. While in restaurants we cooked beef stock for 2 days, it takes at least several hours.

Properly handling stock is important, either boiling a stock to fast, or cooling it to fast can make it bitter. When refrigerating a stock leave the edge of the cover open until it is cool. You should mostly cover the stock so that it doesn’t attract refrigerator flavors, but if it cannot breathe it may get bitter. If your stock is just a little bit bitter, use sugar much like any other spice, just a pinch to take the edge off. Before using chicken or beef stock either ladle away the fat (grease), or after the stock is cool remove the fat from the stock.


Consommé is just a very clear stock and can be achieved by taking a cool refrigerated stock, peel away or ladle away any fat, stir in a couple of egg whites, bring mixture to a boil, and ladle impurities off the top. When no more egg whites come to the surface strain mixture through a colander lined with cheese cloth.

Roux vs. Cornstarch:

While most, not all, restaurants use a roux to thicken their soups, for home use I prefer using a mixture of cornstarch and water. A roux is a mixture of even parts drawn butter and flour. To make a roux heat drawn butter then add flour until it is thick, cook on medium heat stirring often until the mixture smells like a fine pastry. This mixture can be added to a boiling soup, while stirring, until the proper thickness is achieved. Unless you are familiar with using a roux you may get lumps. Sometimes if you boil the soup for a while, and if the roux is properly prepared, these lumps will dissipate. You can also make a finger roux which is one part stick butter mixed with one part flour. Add ingredients together and mix with fingers, again add this mixture to a boiling soup until the proper thickness is desired. While roux takes experience to use properly, you gain a small richness in flavor.

I think you probably have used cornstarch and water, but just in case pour some cornstarch in a bowl and cover it with just enough water so that the mixture is easy to mix (I use my fingers). Add the mixture slowly to your boiling soup, while stirring, until the proper thickness is achieved. Note: it takes about a minute to know the exact thickness when using cornstarch so start a little thin. This process is very forgiving and if you need to add more cornstarch later that’s fine. Sometimes I’ll add this mixture, not only to cream soups, but maybe just a little to chicken noodle soup for instance, just to make the goodies float.


Salt, pepper, and garlic (I prefer minced garlic in oil, but you can use any type of garlic) are the seasonings most used in soups. Some people will add 1 bay leaf to soup, and to release the flavor break the leaf in half, but if you’re not familiar with the flavor of bay leaf try using only half a leaf first. Other seasonings you may like in any soup depending on your tastes include a blend of Italian seasonings, thyme, rosemary, or basil. Try different things sparingly, but remember that the flavor of these herbs will be released gradually so don’t add too much.

Creating a Cream Base:

For the majority of cream soups you want to start with a chicken stock (interchangeable with water and chicken base, or bullion cubes to taste). There are several ways to whiten a cream soup, for a family try 1 pint of half and half. Alternate ways to whiten the soup are with 1 cup heavy cream, milk, or if you want a particularly rich soup combine non-dairy creamer along with any of the other whiteners. Bring your mixture to a boil and then thicken, while stirring, until it is the consistency that you desire, or until it sticks to a spoon. One spice that will really change the richness of the cream soup is a small amount of garlic. Add other ingredients.

Cream of Chicken Wild Rice:


Buy a 4 or 8 ounce package of wild rice and cook it according to the directions on the package. If you prepare the 8 ounce package there are many ways to use the leftovers in other dishes. Cook and dice one large or two medium boneless skinless chicken breasts, and dice a cup of medium mirepoix.


4 cups chicken stock

2 cups half and half

1 cup powdered non-dairy coffee creamer

2 cups prepared wild rice

1 cup mirepoix medium diced

1 large boneless skinless chicken breast cooked and diced (substitute with any cooked chicken)

2-3 Tbls. Cornstarch + water (add to preferred thickness)

salt, pepper, garlic to taste

Put 4 cups of chicken stock into a kettle and bring to a boil, mix whitening agent into stock, I prefer a pint of half and half, along with a ½ cup of non-dairy coffee creamer for this recipe, and bring back to boil. Thicken your mixture, while stirring, until the desired thickness is achieved, it should stick to a spoon. Then add the ingredients listed in Preparation. Boil until the vegetables are aldante (not completely soft), and then add garlic, salt, and pepper to taste. When you add the wild rice, the rice may absorb liquid so if the soup gets to thick add a touch of milk or water.

Experiment with the ideas on this report, and find out what your family truly likes, and have a little fun, have the kids help or whatever it takes to have a positive day.

Soup of the Week Newsletter

I’m in the process of creating a “Soup of the Week” newsletter on a subscription basis. If you like the information I’ve provided here, I truly hope you will subscribe and please share this report with all your friends. This newsletter will also contain an “Ask Loren” section to answer any cooking questions you may have. Some of these questions will be published in the newsletter. This will provide you an opportunity to share your own personal cooking website.

Grilling Tip:

A personal note about charcoal BBQ Grills. I prefer to use non fluid types of charcoal lighting. I use a device where you place the charcoal in the top and newspaper underneath to light the charcoal. You can get one at Wal-Mart or Target. You can also get electric lighters. (Tip: cut the bottom out of a 3lb coffee can place it in your grill. Put the electric lighter in the can and fill it up with charcoal.) This prevents getting that lighter fluid taste into your food!!

This site will also include helpful cooking tips such as the following marinate for a summer barbeque.

Teriyaki Marinate

This marinate is good for chicken or steak.

1 cup soy sauce (8 ounces)

1 cup pineapple juice

½ cup brown sugar (packed)

1 tsp. Minced garlic (packed in oil), to taste

Optional: ½ tsp. red pepper flake (the kind for pizza), to taste, if you like spicy foods

Mix ingredients in bowl until sugar is dissolved, pour over meat in a plastic container and cover (or you can use a sturdy ziplock bag), soak overnight or 2 nights in the refrigerator, and grill. This mixture will taste strong, but not all of the flavor will impregnate the meat, and it will be wonderful!! If you have a large family, or you are serving a party, make enough sauce to cover the meat. Discard any leftover marinate because it is contaminated with the blood from the meat.

This is great for grilled boneless skinless teriyaki chicken breast and can be served with rice pilaf, with or without melted Swiss cheese, and sometimes I like to add chopped cashews to the rice because it compliments the chicken nicely. I also really like grilled boneless skinless teriyaki chicken breast sandwiches with melted Swiss cheese, bacon, mayonnaise, and shredded lettuce on a nice sesame roll.

Loren Ackerman

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Loren Ackerman has over 9 years experience at some of the finest hotels & supper clubs in the Minneapolis area. His formal chef training was a full union apprenticeship. This training involved assisting the “Soup and Sauce Maker”, breakfast cook, and working on the cooking line for lunch. To get the full version of this report go to Also check out the report that inspired creating this report at

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HOME COOKING: Pizza Hut’s Best Italian Recipes You Can Do At Home – Cavatini – Creamy Italian Dressing – Dessert Pizza – complete recipes for home

HOME COOKING: Pizza Hut’s Best Italian Recipes You Can Do At Home – Cavatini – Creamy Italian Dressing – Dessert Pizza – complete recipes for home

Pizza, Pasta (like their fantastic Cavatini), Wings, and More – Pizza Hut has something for every member of the family.

Their delicious menu is the envy of every Italian restaurant chain outside Italy. We love their popular items, like…

Their Pizza Mia- Specially prepared with 100% Pizza Mozzarella, Old World Sauce from Vine-Ripened Tomatoes, Enriched Wheat Flour from the Canadian Prairies and other wholesome ingredients for a pizza that’s just your style.

The abundantly stuffed P’Zone Pizza fuels you up and dares you to eat it all. The P’Zone Pizza weighs in at over a pound and has savory toppings and cheese sealed inside a folded over 12″ pizza crust. Served with a side of Marinara sauce. The P’Zone in available in the delicious varieties.

Creamy Chicken Alfredo blends the perfect combination of grilled chicken strips, rotini pasta and creamy Alfredo sauce, topped with their own melted cheese blend. Rich, savoury and inspired by the kitchens of Italy. Enjoy with chilled white wine or water. Don’t forget the breadsticks for dipping.

Meaty Marinara is a mouthwatering version of traditional Italian rotini pasta. Combining ground pork, fresh tomatoes, Italian seasoning and smothered in real Canadian pizza mozzarella, this pasta is sure to appeal to everyone.


The story of Pizza Hut began in 1958, when two college students from Wichita, Kansas, Frank and Dan Carney; were approached by a family friend with the idea of opening a pizza parlor. Although the concept was relatively new to many Americans at that time, the brothers quickly saw the potential of this new enterprise.

They decided that they wanted the word “pizza” in the name of the restaurant and since the place itself reminded them of a hut, they came up with Pizza Hut. It was the creation of what would become the largest and most successful pizza restaurant chain in the world. Pizza Hut is today a division of YUM! Brands Inc. and has more than 7,200 units in the U.S. and 3,000 units in more than 86 other countries.


>>>And here are their most popular mouth-watering items – complete recipes so you can make ’em at home!

–Pizza Hut Cavatini– 

1 large green pepper, diced

1 large onion, diced

2 oz. (1/2 stick) margarine

1 teas. garlic powder

1 lb. assorted pasta (wheels, shells, spirals, ziti)

1/2 lb. pepperoni – sliced thin – then cut in half.

8 oz. mozarella cheese (shredded)

1/2 lb. hamburger (browned)

1/2 lb. italian sausage (browned)

1 – 16 oz. jar meat flavored Prego sauce

Melt margarine over medium high heat in a skillet. Add onions, peppers, and garlic powder. Saute for about 4 minutes. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to box directions.

Heat sauce and combine with cooked hamburger and cooked sausage. Use cooking spray to lightly grease an 11 X 13 casserole dish.

Place 1/2 of the cooked pasta in the dish, followed by 1/2 the vegetables, 1/2 of the pepperoni, and 1/2 sauce. Repeat another layer. Spread mozzarella cheese over top.

Bake at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes or until cheese is melted.


–Pizza Hut Creamy Italian Dressing–

2 teaspoons dried oregano

2 teaspoons dried basil

1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper

1/4 cup red wine vinegar

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1/4 cup mayonnaise

3/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Crumble the oregano, basil, thyme and rosemary into a medium bowl. Stir in the salt, pepper, vinegar and lemon juice.

Whisk in the mayonnaise and then the gradually whisk in the olive oil. Stir in the Parmesan cheese. Transfer to a jar with a tight-fitting lid and store in the refrigerator. Shake well before using.

You can use this excellent Italian Dressing on salads, all kinds of items. They’ll love it!


And, of course, their famous…

 –Pizza Hut Dessert Pizza–

Pizza Crust:

1 cup warm (105F) water

2 cups flour

1-1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil

3/4 cup cake flour

1 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon active dry yeast


– Fruit Filling:

1 – 21 oz. can pie filling (cherry, blueberry, or apple)


– Crumb Topping:

1/2 cup flour

1/2 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup quick oats

1/2 cup firm butter or margarine

1 teaspoon cinnamon


– Vanilla Glaze:

2 cups powdered sugar

3 tablespoon Milk

1 tablespoon Melted margarine or butter

1 teaspoon vanilla

Combine yeast and warm water and let proof for 3 minutes. Add to other crust ingredients in a large bowl and knead for 10 minutes.

Cover with plastic wrap, and allow to rise for about 12 hours. Preheat oven to 500F. Roll the dough on a floured surface until it is about the diameter for your 16 inch pizza pan. Place in pan and form the dough to the edge.

Brush with vegetable oil and prick with fork. Prebake for 3 minutes. Remove from the oven and spread with pie filling. Mix crumb topping ingredients with a fork or pastry blender.

Spoon over pie filling. Return pizza to the oven and continue to bake for 10-15 minutes or until crust is light golden brown. Remove and drizzle with vanilla glaze.

Bon Appetit!


A Graduate of the Holland College Culinary Course, Brian Alan Burhoe has cooked in Atlantic Coast restaurants for over 30 years. He is a member of the Canadian Culinary Federation. Brian’s articles reflect his interests in food service, dreamstudy, imaginative literature and our best friends — our dogs.

His Home Page is A CULINARY MYSTERY TOUR – A Literary Chef. His articles have been reprinted on numerous culinary websites and various Blogs, including the popular

Pizza Hut Facts:

– Pizza Hut is the world’s largest user of cheese. One of their secret recipes is the Insider pizza and that alone uses a pound of cheese on each pizza. Over the course of a summer it is estimated that Pizza hut uses a 100 million pounds of cheese. Pizza Hut uses more than 300 million pounds of cheese annually.

– Pizza Hut purchases more than 3 percent of all cheese production in the United States, which requires a herd of about 170,000 dairy cows to produce it.

– In 2008 Pizza Hut history was made when they were the first national pizza franchise to allow their customers to order online in Spanish.

Ringo Starr (the drummer of the Beatles, for you young folks) played in a Pizza Hut commercial in 1995, together with The Monkees.

– Pizza Hut’s menus and recipes are not the same everywhere. Different locations use different suppliers and different toppings, according to the demand of their clients.

– Pizza Hut can now be found in 88 different countries and all of the United States. The company has became a Worldwide recognized provider of great pizza.

– The oldest Pizza Hut that is still functional is in Wichita, Kansas.

A Graduate of the Holland College Culinary Course, Brian Alan Burhoe has cooked in Atlantic Coast restaurants for over 30 years. He is a member of the Canadian Culinary Federation. His articles reflect his interests in food service, dreamstudy, imaginative literature and our best friends — our dogs. His Home Page is A CULINARY MYSTERY TOUR – A Literary Chef

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Build Solar Panels At Home: How To Make A Solar Panel Easily?

Build Solar Panels At Home: How To Make A Solar Panel Easily?

 It is very simple to build solar panels at home. You can make your own solar panels very easily with very simple items. Below are various steps.

How To Make A Solar Panel Easily? – Here are 8 Simple Steps:  

1. Clean the copper flashing plate thoroughly. Use a sandpaper to remove any corrosion from it. Now cut it to size of your electric burner.

2. Now turn the burner on with the copper flashing on it. Heat it for as long as 30 minutes until a layer of think and black cupric oxide is formed.

3. Now let it cool until the cupric oxide layer begins to peel.

4. To build solar panels at home you must now try to scrub the copper flashing plate gently and thoroughly under running water to remove any traces of the oxide. But you must make sure that the red cuprous oxide is not scrubbed off.

5. Now cut another piece of copper flashing in the same size. Cut the tops of a 2 liter capacity wide mouthed plastic bottle or glass jar. Use the alligator clips to attach the two panels and place them inside the jar or the bottle in such a way that they fit along the curves and not touch each other.

6. Connect the cuprous oxide plate to the negative terminal and the copper plate to the positive terminal of the meter.

7. Fill the bottle with a solution of water and salt leaving the clips dry and high.

8. Now place this panelin the sun and see the results.


 Thus to build solar panels at home is not only easy but also very quick and safe. 


Also read Build a Solar Panel – What Are the Advantages of Doing it Yourself?


If you tired of paying monthly electric bill, simply visit to download free solar energy report in order to find out little-known secrets on How To Make A Solar Panel.

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A Guide To Purchasing Necessary Home Bar Supplies

A Guide To Purchasing Necessary Home Bar Supplies

Before you go out and purchase home bar supplies and get started with organizing as well as creating the perfect home bar, you should realize that the task is not as daunting as it may seem. With a proper list of necessary supplies that along with proper furniture as well as equipment will help you to easily create an ideal home bar. It is also not necessary to have too many showy accessories and gadgets. All you need is a few well chosen items of supplies.

In fact, the most essential items of home bar supplies include beer mugs and high ball glasses. In addition, you will need to purchase shot and wine glasses and these should be chosen while keeping in mind the kinds of drinks that you serve most regularly. You will also need a bottle opener and a can opener as well as corks and even corkscrews.

An ice bucket with ice pick and tongs is also an essential item of home bar supplies as too are peg measures and a cocktail shaker as well as a strainer will provide useful service as well. And, dont forget to add a set of measuring spoons as well as sufficient hand towels as well as plenty of paper napkins.

Furthermore, home bar supplies include any other item that is required to do the stirring of your essential cocktail and other drinks. You must also have enough essential alcohol that you can choose according to your individual preferences and tastes. At the very least, you will want to purchase some whiskey and rum as well as vodka and gin and a few bottles of some good wine too will be appreciated.

You must also ensure stocking up sufficient amounts of beer while to create exciting cocktails be sure to shop for fruit juices and Tabasco as well as Worcestershire sauce and also include some liqueur as well as tonic or soda water.

With these essential home bar supplies on hand, you must then set about the task of organizing your bar which you can do by arranging various drinks together. In addition, be sure to arrange glasses according to their size as well as type. If you have a small sized caddy you can use this to hold various accessories including picks, cocktail stirrers and straws.

For holding stock paper napkin you ought to make use of a napkin holder which can also hold cocktail napkins. You can use small sized jars in which to keep garnishes and seasonings for your cocktail drinks and these jars can then be organized in a good spice rack.

Having set up as well as organized your home bar you must learn to use your home bar in the most effective manner. For this, it pays to be well informed about different cocktails and the glasses in which to pour these. Also, be sure that liquor is stored away from direct heat and light and also set aside an area where you can put the dirty glasses and also the empty bottles. A carton or plastic container can serve the purpose nicely.

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Complete Home Solar Power System – DIY Solar Power Panels

Complete Home Solar Power System – DIY Solar Power Panels

A lot of people today are saving heaps of money on their power bill by creating their own free solar power panel electricity. There are volumes of information available online to help you create your own home solar power system.

Google search for homemade wind power generator, make small solar panel or an

alternative power source that describes creating your own electricity, you will find dozens of websites that offer you a downloadable instruction package.
Make sure they offer a full 60 day money back guarantee.

Fifty dollars would be top price to get a good instruction package, with online video tutorials as well as PDF instructions.

Connecting your home solar power system to the power grid allows you to qualify for net metering in many states. Net metering measures the excess power you generate with your combination of solar power panels and homemade wind power generator and direct it back into your local power grid.

Solar Energy.  []

Solar energy is one source of free power that is renewable and accessible to all home owners. Solar power can be attainable by all home owners, even if you can’t afford to install commercial solar power panels to power your entire house, you can begin using small solar power panels and reduce your power consumption if only by the  smallest of margins. All reduced power equals reduced electricity which means you save Money.

The money saved on your power bills can be put into making additional solar power panels and further reducing the power and saving more money until you reach a stage were you are generating excess power than you use and start feeding the power back into the grid and this excess power is then credited to you and the power company starts paying you money.

Fossil fuels are not going to be able to sustain our energy consumption as the world heads into the future at the rate we are using this energy source. That alone is a good reason to build a home solar power system. Even a smallest solar power generator used to power your workshop or outside security lights is a start to saving our planet and the environment.

By generating your own solar power we are producing less toxic fumes and using fewer chemicals that are the by-products of the energy sources we use today. Solar power generators and small solar panels need very little maintenance to keep them working in peak condition for many years.

A diy solar power panels or grid inter-tied home solar power system does not have to be expensive exercise as you can start to build your home solar power system for under 0.  
Complete inter-tied home solar power system is going to cost you more and it depends on the number of solar panels you install.

With so many packages available on the Internet to find instructions on how to make a small solar power generator you can be confident of receiving the right information but you have to be very careful as to the one you choose as there is a lot of energy packages that are complete rubbish.

You do not need to be an electrician and use expensive machinery or tools to build your home solar power system, most likely the material is easily accessible from your local junk yard and hardware store.

Most packages available are easy to read, easy to follow, fully illustrated  instructions to build and install your home solar power system and most internet packages explains the secrets to finding the  inexpensive solar cells.

Wind Power.  []

Building a homemade wind power generator for home use is quickly becoming an attractive option for many environmentally conscious home owners to use as an alternative energy source helping to reduce both environmental damage and fossil fuel use.

Homemade wind power generator is becoming common place as home owners install them on large and small home solar power installation. A wind power generator converts the wind into a home electricity source. Which is free, unlimited, renewable, and naturally green!

Wind power generator works by transforming physical motion, natural wind flows to turn the blades causing rotation into electricity using strong permanent magnets. The free home electricity produced can then be wired to devices for immediate usage, stored in batteries, or wired back into the power grid.

Two things that are very important to know before you get too far into a diy homemade wind power generator system for your home are

1 You have to live in a windy area for a home wind power generator to function properly to supplement the homes energy needs. Home wind power generators needs lots of wind for it to operate correctly, otherwise you need to keep with solar energy.
2 Home wind power generator may only be an addition for the home solar power system.

You are probably trying to decide if you can learn how to build a diy wind power generator yourself – so you want to know…

# How much will a diy wind power generator cost to build?
# Can I get reliable, easy to follow wind generator plans?
# How long will it take to build a diy home made wind generator?
# Home made wind generator comparable to commercial models?
# Parts to build a homemade wind power generator easy to find?

Yes!  – You can build a diy wind power generator for under 0 in about 2 weekends by following the guides in the packages.

Renewable energy [wind power] works on the same basis as hydroelectric power, only it is wind driven not water driven.

Two relatively easy to install DIY projects to help with the energy crisis. Whether you go for the suns solar power or use wind power, you will be saving our natural resources and saving the planet and the environment.

Many illustrated guides are available online to teach you step by step how to make a small solar power panels and diy home wind power generators.

How to make a complete home solar power system with as many solar power panels as you want to install depending on your financial position to go partially or go totally off the power grid

If you’re into do it yourself, these guides will ensure the success to making your home less dependent on fossil fuels and more dependent on renewable energy while reducing your power bill.

If you assume that the average home pays over 0 per month that is a yearly cost of around 00 for your electricity.  Installing a home solar power system you start to reduce your power usage and that saves you money.

Use natural gas to heat or cook with. This could amount to several hundred dollars a year in power savings. Outside cooking is a way of life in some countries and you could adapt to the same reducing the power demand on your home solar power system. This means less solar power panels lowering the cost to make and install your solar power system.

Using a do-it-yourself approach to home solar power systems you can do your part to help the Earth’s environment and remove part of your carbon footprint.

What the home owner needs to do now is use-free clean renewable energy!”

Bret Parker comprehensive manuals and Videos on how to make a solar and home made wind power generator construction.
How to make solar panels, home made diy wind power generator and information you’ll need to build a complete diy home solar power system and how to use solar electricity.
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residential solar power for your home

residential solar power for your home

A residential solar power system is one of the best investments you will ever make. The money bequest you save would be inherited for generations to come. And the best part of having full fledged residential solar power systems is that your home appraisal price to rise, and given the Obama government which strongly advocates green living, you may continue to enjoy your tax credits too. Sun energy is a source of power which is replaceable, sustainable and free. You are then enabled to wean your dependance on public utilities and at last live off the grid when a full system is running, not to mention this is replaceable and sustainable power across the lifespan of the system.

Are you looking to build a residential solar power system. Not only do you save an enormous quantity of your monthly power and water bills, you become a key contributor to the green revolution. By trying more of solar power, you are helping to emit less poisonous smoke into the ozone layer.

Indeed, the liberty to use as much power as you have generated is extremely tempting to several folk. There are many good guides in the market nowadays which teaches you step by step on the best way to assemble and install your own panels. Some even have videos for each imperative step to expedite your learning curve, all complete with clear and concise designs, directions on where and how to find the necessary components and materials for example. And these packages usually cost less than a good meal too.

For example, you should compare the price of residential solar power systems costing about two hundred dollars and a 3k buck per panel professional price tag, I am sure that you would accept that to build your own solar panels for home is a great amount indeed. Now you know that benefits abound for owning your residential solar power system, start your green project at the moment, save some money and have great fun with the complete family too. Learn More on the simplest way to Build Solar Powered homes and Save eighty p.c on Your Electricity Bills.

So in summary, The advantages of tapping and using solar power abounds, the key being that it’s not only totally free and replaceable, it is also the cleanest and most ecological power source as the conversion process does not emit dangerous gases unlike oil processing. And it is convenient to store it for use in the future. What used to be exorbitant cost of assembling and installing a do it yourself solar energy system has now been reduced, yet it remains beyond the means of middle class households, what with a price ticket of twenty thousand dollars for a full roof installation which would take forever to get to break even at cost. If you search the net you can find many resources on setting up you own diy solar and wind power kit.

This year I have saved a ton on energy bills fromDo it yourself residential solar power systems I am so happy I started learning about residential solar power systemsbecause they have changed my outlook on life.

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Solar Power Systems for your home

Solar Power Systems for your home

Learning to build your own solar panels for home could yield both short and long term benefits from the perspective of your expenses, the overall value of your home, the environment and even help you leave behind a legacy for generations to treasure. Not only do you save a large amount of your monthly utility bills, you become a key contributor to the green revolution. By using more of solar energy, you are helping to emit less toxic fumes into the ozone layer. The green legacy you cultivated would be inherited for generations to come. And the best part of having full fledged residential solar power systems is that your home appraisal value to rise, and in light of the Obama government which strongly advocates green living, you will continue to enjoy your tax credits too.

Making your own solar and wind power for less than 0

With residential solar power systems, many people will no longer be subject to the mercy of madly fluctuation gasoline prices, unannounced outages, and ever increasing utilities bills. Sun energy is a source of power which is renewable, sustainable and free. You are then enabled to wean your reliance on public utilities and eventually live off the grid when a full system is up and running, not to mention this is renewable and sustainable power throughout the lifespan of the system. Indeed, the freedom to use as much power as you have generated is extremely enticing to many people.

Making your own solar and wind power for less than 0

In the past, one might be deterred from building your own solar panels for homes, but as technology advanced, there are many who have successfully tried and created their very own residential solar power systems. There are many good guides in the market these days which teaches you step by step on how to assemble and install your own panels. Some even have videos for each critical step to expedite your learning curve, all complete with clear and concise designs, directions on where and how to find the required components and materials etc. And these packages usually cost less than a good meal too. Compare the cost of do it yourself panels costing about 200 dollars and a 3000 dollar per panel professional price tag, I am sure that you would agree that to build your own solar panels for home is a great deal indeed.

Now that you know that benefits abound for owning your residential solar power system, start your green project right now, save some money and have great fun with the entire family too.

Making your own solar and wind power for less than 0

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GreenDIYEnergy is a guide on how to start generating your own green energy at home. Developed by Ultimate Results, LLC, GreenDIYEnergy’s page promises to give users a step-by-step video and manual on building and installing their own personal solar panels. GreenDIYEnergy’s site also gives users a snek peek at the video that shows them how to buld and install their own solar panels.

Homemade Energy is fast becoming the buzz word in environmental circles. Consumers are becoming fed up with the problems associated with using conventional energy resources. Tired of rising costs, changing our lifestyle and in some cases being subjected to rationing, many home owners are turning to the newest trend in energy conservation DIY Solar Power Kits. A number of companies are now producing homemade energy guides, available for instant download on the internet, which give you step by step instructions on how to assemble the materials for your own DIY solar power kits.

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2008 Top Ten Chinese home appliance industry hot topic

2008 Top Ten Chinese home appliance industry hot topic

“Circular Economy Promotion Law” on the home appliance industry will have a major impact

“The People’s Republic of China Circular Economy Promotion Law” (hereinafter referred to as “loop law”) After three years of discussion and revision, on August 29, 2008 by the first through the fourth meeting of the NPC Standing Committee, will January 1 next year went into effect, which, on the recycling of waste electrical and electronic products for the home appliance industry, the relevant regulations of healthy development, and promote recycling of waste electrical and electronic products the introduction of management practices, plays an important role and influence.

Fully understand the “circle method” of meaning and connotation

“Loop law” introduced, for the Chinese economy from extensive to intensive one has a very important role in promoting “loop law” regulations will promote the advancement of effective resource utilization and sustainable economic development At the same time, will protect and improve the ecological environment, improve people’s living environment. Therefore, as household electrical appliance enterprises to understand and appreciate the full “circle method” the significance and meaning.

Appliance industry is labor-intensive, resource-based industries, is another assembly industry, industry characteristics determined on raw materials in production waste more common, and the industry for the dismantling of waste electrical appliance is basically manual, on which no recovery of toxic or hazardous substances harmless, on people’s lives and seriously polluting the environment.

Appliance industry overcapacity, trade volume and scale, if still to sustain development, will be staying power, lack of momentum. Therefore, household electrical appliance enterprises, it should be to “Recycle” as the basis, business development to find new ideas to think about how to improve value to their products, the development of enterprises laid a good foundation.

Important influence on the household appliances industry, and guide

“Loop law” introduced profound social and economic significance, the statute explicitly states that the “producer responsibility” and “mandatory recycling product catalog management,” which will guide the development of enterprise behavior.

Air conditioning

, Refrigerators, washing machines, TVs, computers These five products will be integrated into the compulsory recycling products catalog, the future scope of the compulsory recycling of home appliances will be gradually expanded. It contributes to household electrical appliance enterprises to note four aspects: first, recycling waste products and packaging; the second is to reuse resources for enterprises to use; Third, because they did not have the technological and economic conditions not suitable for use, production enterprises To be responsible for decontamination and disposal; Fourth, to fully implement the energy efficiency labeling system.

In line with implementation of the system, the State will establish and improve the energy efficiency labeling and other product identification system resource consumption. At present, the air-conditioning, washing machines and other home appliances has introduced a system of energy efficiency, energy efficiency since the system requirements will continue to increase product variety, such as


, Water heaters and 9 products will be included.

Appliance industry need to do to

“Loop law” clearly means business development and direction, then the business how to develop, what should be done to prepare?

First, enterprises should be conducted on all aspects of waste products concern, need to consider how to build recycling systems and waste products to deal with. There are three recycling system construction model, one company to build their collection system; two joint enterprises can build; third, and the ability to commission a third party qualified to be responsible for recycling, for example, or community recycling and other recycling companies. Treatment on, they have to have the conditions and qualifications of companies to deal with dismantling, and to consider what the reusable waste of resources.

Second, enterprises should take the path of green design and manufacturing to the development of industry in management, understand the “circle method” in green thinking, implementing green management, green procurement system to establish strict non-purchase of a hazardous components or raw materials. In product design, implement green design, for easy recovery of design, product as far as possible without using welding or riveting design; maximize the use of easily disassembled, easily degradable, non-toxic harmless victims have low toxicity and low components or raw materials; as far as possible the use of renewable raw materials; to consider long-life product design, especially the durable product.

Third, companies need to take the reduction of development. Product weight, to choose a reasonable match weight components or raw materials; in number, as far as possible to universal product components; reduce raw material species, the purpose to easily disassembled.

Constraints on second-hand appliances

In the home appliance industry, second-hand appliance is essentially a product of circular economy, which make full use of the residual value of the original product, market, consumer groups are also suitable, second-hand home appliances have become a subsidiary industry. “Recycle” from legal recognition of the legitimacy of the secondary goods market and the industry were constrained and standardized management.

First identity management, provision to allow reprocessing of waste products into a second-hand sales repair must be affixed with identification notes are recycled products in order to achieve the purpose of who is who is responsible for sales.

The second is the standard constraints, the state set quality standards for appliances used to regulate the management of second-hand household electrical appliances.

The third is the market penalty for the contravention of the provisions of the enterprise, business re-use products if sales did not identify the reuse of electrical and electronic products, or sales, no longer manufactured or refurbished product identification products for remanufacturing or refurbished, will be fine 5000 to 50,000 yuan, fails to do so will revoke the business license, resulting in losses, according to law liability.

Such provisions not only on the legal constraints used electronic products, also consumer rights and secure the right to use the negative to ensure social responsibility.


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