Monthly Archives: January 2015

Rechargeable Batteries (Part 1)

Our “homestead” runs on rechargeable batteries. Besides our main battery bank, charged by wind and solar, we rely on battery powered items throughout our home. We use a wide variety of tools and appliances that run off electricity stored in … Continue reading

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Using Snow to Insulate Your House

If you’re getting snow these days, whether that’s normal or not, the good news is that you can use it to your advantage to insulate your house. The bad news is, it means more shoveling! Snow is an excellent insulator. … Continue reading

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