Alternative Heat & Energy


DIY Biogas Manual


Rocket Thermal Mass Heater Operation and Maintenance
Rocket Thermal Mass Heater – The Annex
Proposal on Rocket Thermal Mass Heaters from Portland, Oregon Capturing Heat with Rocket Stoves
Build a Rocket Stove for Home Heating
Low Cost DIY Homemade Solar Hot Water Heater
Zero Fossil Fuel Rocket Stove Heater
Masonry Stove Heater for Efficient Heat
Masonry Heater Design Ideas
How to Make a Candle Heater
How to Build a Rocket Mass Heater
Zero Fossil Fuel Rocket Stove Heater
Rocket Thermal Mass Stoves
Rocket Thermal Mass Heater
Rocket Stove Water Heater
Rocket Stove Training Manual
Rocket Stove Design Guide
Rocket Stove Construction Manual
Rocket Mass Heater
Pocket Rocket Stove
New Rocket Stove Designs
How to Build a Rocket Stove Yourself
DIY Rocket Stove and Rocket Stove Heater


Micro Gasification Cooking With Gas From Biomass
Biomass Gasification Report


Layman’s Guidebook on Small Hydro
DIY Installing a Hydro System
Compendium of Small Hydro Power 2002


Windpower Workshop Building Your Own Wind Turbine
DIY 1000 Watt Wind Turbine

Solar (additional solar projects included)

Passive Solar Greenhouses
The Complete Solar Homes DIY Manual
The Book of DIY Solar Cooker Designs and Recipes
Solar Greenhouses Construction Manual
Solar Dehydrator & Guide
Poor Man’s Guide to Solar Hot Water
Low Cost DIY Homemade Solar Hot Water Heater
DIY Solar Still
DIY Solar Radio
DIY Solar Panel How To
DIY Solar Panel Guide
DIY Solar Hot Water
DIY Solar Generator Shown on a Survivalist Forum
Build Your Own Solar Generator
Build Your Own Solar Water Heater
DIY Solar Panels

Obscure Knowledge & Other Alternatives

Fuel From Farms – A Guide to Small Scale Ethanol Production
A Complete Guide to Build a Joe Cell – 2012
Experimental Guide for Joe Cells
Alex Schiffer’s Experimenters Guide to the Joe Cell 1999
Magrav Power Schematics updated 10-31-15 v2


General Crafting & Building

Basic Sewing Machine Repair Guide 1979
Handloom Construction 1979
Compressed Earth Building Block Guide
Build Your Own Earth Oven
Farm Buildings
Handbook of Furniture Styles
Practical Things to Build with Small Tools
A Handbook of Rural Skills & Technology
Rural Building Construction
Household Cyclopedia from 1881 Pioneering Projects
The Complete Guide on How to Make Beer
The Complete Guide to Blacksmithing & Horsehoeing
Mechanics – a Book for Boys
Making Your Own Jewlery Like A Pro
IKEA DIY Sewing Table
Guide to Learning Crochet
DIY Walk in Cooler

Other Alternatives for Home

Your Cabin in the Woods
Cabin Building Plan
Building Wilderness Cabins
A Nebraska Log Cabin
A First Look at Microshelters
The Small House Book
Straw Bale Green House
How to Build Your Own Living Structures
Log Cabin Plan
Log Homes
Sample Pages from Tiny Homes Simple Shelters
Step by Step Log Home Construction
The Big Book of Tiny Homes
The Complete Visual Guide to Building a House
Wood Frame House Construction
Cordwood Cabin
Cordwood Shed Plans
DIY Cabin Building Plans
Earth Sheltered Log Cabin
How to Build a Log Cabin
A Frame Cabin Plan
A Frame Cabin
A Frame Cabin Plans

Earthbag Homes & Earthships

Compressed Earth Building Block Guide
The Earthship Plan Option Book
Spiral Earthbag House Plan
Rammed Earth Building Review
How to Build an Earthbag Roundhouse
Handbook for Building Homes of Earth
Earthship Operations Tirework
Earthbag Manual
Earthbag Building in the Humid Tropics
The Earthbag Manual
Handbook for Building Houses out of Earth
Earthbag Building

Herbal & Plant Medicines

Cunningham’s Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs
Top 20 Chinese Herbs for Energy, Stamina & Stress Relief
The Medicinal Herb Grower
The Herbal Medicine Makers Handbook
Medicinal Uses for Herbs
Medicinal Herbs FAQ
Jafary’s Herbal Medicine- Practical Guidelines for the Safe Use of Herbs How to Benefit from Everyday Herbs
Herbs, Flowers & Trees
Herbs Compendium, 1652
Herbal Home Remedy Book
Encyclopedia of Medicinal Herbs
Chinese and Related North American Herbs Phytopharmacology and Therapeutic Values 2nd Edition
A Woman’s Herbal Guide
Prepper’s Natural Medicine
The Home Herbal Remedy Book