Jul , Their purpose is to keep solar energy out of your home or away from outdoor living areas like desks and patios But a new breed of awning SunModo is introducing the SunShield awning system, which replaces traditional metal and fabric awnings with solar panels that generate electricity At its base, the
Nov , Avoid Sun On Your Screen By Building A DIY Monitor Hood Share If you have ever taken your monitor outside, you know that it is hard to see it clearly with all the light that is bouncing around Cut an L shape plastic bar to the size of the upper side of the panel and stick them together as shown above.
Jul , If you are going to work on your computer outside you need shade, and the solar panels set up over the table conveniently provide it You are going to need power, and the battery bank and inverter provide that Matt notes that the transition to alternative energy has been and will be incremental, with
Rugged Solar Panel Charger SAVE Revive your phone when there s no electricity in sight using the rugged solar panel charger After hours under direct sunlight it s capable of charging your phone up to power so that you can utilize it in case of an emergency while in the great outdoors Check it out ..
Jan , Solar panels can provide shade for the building itself or the adjacent outdoor space this method is a good solution when you have a difficult existing roof If you build an exterior structure and you can pull out an enclosed porcha space that you re not trying to fit onto the existing roofyou can use it to
Porch curtains block wind, rain, and sun to allow for more comfortable outdoor time These striped curtain panels also come in several lengths making them fit just about any porch In addition to giving you a bit of privacy, they also provide awesome shade (which is what our porch needs in the hot summer afternoons).
Making your own outdoor curtain panels from drop cloths is easy, attractive and gives your porch some nice shade and ambiance, too! She has made living room curtains and slipcovers from drop cloths and then she made outdoor curtain panels for her patio Sun Zero Antigua Indoor Outdoor UPF Curtain
Jul , As a matter of fact, the very purpose of using outdoors umbrella is to shade vigorous sunlight Therefore, it would be more economical, more convenient and more environmentally friendly if one were able to utilize solar energy and convert it into electrical energy for providing power to the lighting system of
These screen porch kits allow you to install screen panels on your awnings to create a screened porch This is a relatively These sturdy vinyl screens attach directly to your awning s framing, extending down feet to prevent up to of sun rays and wind from inhibiting your outdoor time You can attach just one panel or
Dec , Sun shades make it easier for one to work outdoors effortlessly and save on traveling cost and fuel consumption All that is needed is an energy point, wireless connection and the sun shades (with solar panels attached) They can be installed by the swimming pool or in a garden Ideally suited to create a
Select Window Shadows to open the Shadow Settings dialog box Open the Shadows panel in the Default Tray, where you can control how the shadows appear When the Use Sun for Shading checkbox is selected, SketchUp s simulated sun shades parts of your model even if shadows are toggled off The On Faces
Jul , Coolaroo Exterior Porch Shade A Great Summer Porch Coolaroo Exterior Sun Shade A crucial component to enjoying your patio is staying cool! We ve got stylish outdoor shades that will complement any decor These shades add atmosphere while protecting you and your outdoor furniture from the
May , Stepping up to the harsh sun and heat of the desert Southwest, this intimate patio is an exotic escape right outside Fabric for shade panel Purpose This protected outdoor dining area allows the homeowners to take as much advantage as possible of their patio space and gives them a space right
Oct , Solar is pretty much ubiquitous around here it s hard to walk outside somewhere and not see panels, Darosa says Not every Carol Dollard, Colorado State s energy engineer, says the university is considering another megawatts, with the solar panels perhaps serving as shade for grazing sheep.
Jun , CNET reader Jason wants to know if he has to get a TV specifically rated to work outside, or if any TV will do Geoff Morrison The biggest issue with getting a TV to survive outside is not keeping out the moisture (relatively easy) or even protecting the delicate bits from the sun s rays (same) The trick is
Oct , A platform supports a sun shade that can keep a user cool in the sun The platform comprises a sun shade mechanically coupled to four rods by a series of rod connections Each rod is inserted into a separate tube with the sun shade is mechanically coupled to a solar panel the bottom shade support is
May , It would have been less had I only purchased one roll of shade cloth, but remember, this room gets hot sun , and I wanted two walls of windows to have double panels of shade cloth I needed a material that would stand up to the damaging rays of the sun so the sun cloth I purchased shields of
May , SolarGaps are sun tracking solar panels blinds for your windows A single window covered by the photovoltaic solar panels can power up to LED lightbulbs The company, which claims its blinds are a world s first, estimates that they can reduce household energy bills by .
May , Screen capture by Martin LaMonica CNET SpinRay Energy has developed a system that lets consumers install up to five solar panels on their decks and plug them into an outdoor power outlet People can The plugs to connect the panels into an outdoor outlet have coverings to protect them from water.
Jul , You should cut that up into panels to create your own DIY sun shade Actually, now that I think of it, this would of course make a WAYYYYY COOOLER DIY sun shade than using IKEA curtains If you d opt for new sail cloth or equivalent, realize that such fabric is usually rather expensive Other outdoor DIY
Jul , Our innovative new Trilight fabric is a sheer, lightly textured pleated shade that can be paired with light filtering or blackout cellular fabric Crisp, larger than normal pleats allow for a clearer view outside, but give daytime privacy from the exterior They also provide UV protection that will keep your family and
Jun , Shade mesh, also described as shade cloth, appears in RVs in an infinite variety of uses as owners battle with hot sun streaming through windows during Ideally, the mesh blocks sun best when it s on the outside, but the difference in sun protection is not substantial, according to the company, and