Don't be scared off from solar energy because you see certain companies shutting their doors. Solar energy is a big part of the country's future. It's not only great for the environment; it also saves you a lot of cash. That's a win-win across the board, and you'll be happy for looking into it now.
Homemade “Steel Can” Solar Air Heater. made with STEEL CANS. produces consistent flow of hot (140F+) air. video provides full instructions on how to build it.
You will have to pay around five thousand dollars for the solar heating system that you choose. Think how fast you'll make that money back by all of your savings from a lowered power bill. Solar panels can be installed gradually.
Don't waste your time lining the solar panels beneath an array of florescent lights--though it may sound tempting. Solar cells are not designed to generate a voltage from fluorescent light sources and this is a waste of energy of time. Any spot in the yard would be a better location for the panels.