Portable Micro-Power Kit

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SolarOne’s Harvester is a complete solar micro-power kit. Built to be durable and weatherproof, it produces 750 Watts of power (surge capacity of 1500 Watts). The Harvester contains a 104 amp-hour AGM battery by Concorde — a very reliable battery (for more information see our AGM battery review). The Harvester is an great choice for back-up power or portable remote …

Book Review: Portable Houses

When some people vacation, they take their homes with them. Those are the people Irene Rawlings and Mary Abel write about in Portable Houses, a book devoted to all sorts of movable shelters and the people who created or renovated them. The examples featured in the book range in elaborateness from a canvas miner’s tent to a Boeing 737 jet …

Portable Summer Cabins

Mobility during the summer can be important. You may need to take that certain someone to a cabin for a month by the dunes. These portable summer cabins let you experience the outdoors in a comfortable, modern interior. They have large windows and an acrylic dome skylight that allows plenty of light inside. The cabins, made by Pacific Yurts, have …

Mr. Heater’s Portable Buddy Propane Heater

Mr. Heater’s Portable Buddy radiant heater provides safe heat for chilly garages, tents, patios, porches, cabins, fishing shanties, truck caps, barns — anywhere you want to stay warm. The Buddy may also be used inside your home, in case of a power outage. Certified by CSA International (American Gas Association), Mr. Heater’s Portable Buddy heater uses new heating technology to …