Backwoods Home Magazine
Publishes articles on all aspects of self-reliant and sustainable
living. Includes a regular column on renewable energy topics.
Excellent discussions on living off of the grid and advice on
This magazine is dedicated to rural, independent living and
consequently is a storehouse of information on country living.
Frequently includes how-to-do articles on recycling, energy
conservation, and living off the grid.
Provides comprehensive coverage of solar, wind, and microhydro electricity, energy efficiency, solar hot water systems, space heating and cooling, green building materials and green home design. This magazine provides extensive product information, homeowner testimonials, buyer advice, and "how-to" instructions. One of the most substantial magazines around on alternative energy.
Mother Earth NewsThe granddaddy, or in this case grandma, of all environmentally oriented magazines. It has been a leading resource of information on alternative energy and sustainable living for more than 35 years. Provides broad coverage of renewable energy issues and has one of the largest archives of articles on sustainable living.
This magazine is the official publication of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES). It is not available through Amazon but comes with a subscription to ASES. It is the premier magazine in the Solar Energy industry. It contains numerous articles specifically on the topic of solar energy including both passive and photovoltaic solar energy solutions as well as articles on Wind energy. Regular topics include building case studies, energy policy and community-scale projects
This Old House
This Old House magazine, like the PBS TV show of the same name, has
long been known for providing great information on how to improve and renovate older homes. Increasingly they have begun to look at issues such as energy conservation, insulation, and even alternative energy such as solar.