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What are atmospheric water generators?

Water generators have been around for a long time, but they use a lot of energy. Enter the atmospheric water generator, cleaning your water one drop at a time.


How Smart Communities Will Work

How Smart Communities Will Work

How much do you know about 'smart communities'? Keep reading to discover How Smart Communities Will Work. See more »

5 Ways to Make My Home More Sustainable

5 Ways to Make My Home More Sustainable

Looking for ways to make your home more sustainable? Check out this list of 5 ways to make your home more sustainable. See more »

10 Future Home Innovations ... That Weren't

10 Future Home Innovations ... That Weren't

Discover Future Home Innovations ... That Weren't. Keep reading to learn about 10 future home innovations that didn't pan out at HowStuffWorks. See more »

How the Nest Learning Thermostat Works

How the Nest Learning Thermostat Works

The Nest Learning Thermostat can program itself to maximize your comfort. See how the Nest Learning Thermostat works and if it's worth the cost. See more »

7 Great Weekend Solar Power Projects

7 Great Weekend Solar Power Projects

Looking for a fun project to take on this weekend? Looking to improve your skills with solar? Learn more about the 7 great weekend solar power projects. See more »

Build a Hydrogen Fuel Cell in Your Kitchen

Build a Hydrogen Fuel Cell in Your Kitchen

Build a hydrogen fuel cell in your kitchen. Learn more about how to build a hydrogen fuel cell in your kitchen. See more »

Build a Solar Power Generator for Under $300

Build a Solar Power Generator for Under $300

Build a solar power generator for under $300. In this article, learn about how to build a solar power generator for under $300. See more »

DIY Solar Power Without Photovoltaic Panels

I love it when people make things just to see if they can, especially alternative energy projects. Learn more about photovoltaic panels. See more »

How to Choose a Home Energy Monitor

How to Choose a Home Energy Monitor

How to choose a home energy monitor. In this article, learn how to choose a home energy monitor. See more »

Quiz: How do infrared grills kick up the heat?

Quiz: How do infrared grills kick up the heat?

You may consider yourself a grillmaster, but how much do you know about infrared grilling? Test your knowledge about this trendy technology. See more »