How to Build a Solar Oven from Scratch

Solar cooking is just one among many alternatives and options when it comes to the use of solar power. Choosing solar oven will make your way to greener life easier. It does not require electricity, gas, fire or charcoal to cook your meals. All it needs is the sun.

Additionally, some solar ovens can be built at home. The plainness of this device allows for an easy construction. Hence, if you are among those that are eager to try and use this cooker, check the following infogwraphic that GreenMatch created where you will find all the steps and instructions in order to set up the oven yourself.  

Choosing solar oven comes with many advantages:

1. Solar oven uses a renewable source of energy. Hence, sun’s energy is unlimited and cannot be over-consumed.

2. The food is prepared in a healthier way as opposed to gas, smoky open fire, microwave etc. Most importantly, it preserves most of the natural ingredients of our food because of the way the food is cooked.

3. It is ideal for outdoors activities, camping in the nature, or critical situations when no power is available. In times of trouble, solar oven is an important tool and can be very helpful.

Hopefully you got some inspiration on how you can make your home greener by cooking with solar oven. There are no downsides from the use of it. It is a step further in your journey to help yourself and the planet.

Written by greenlivingguy

The Green Living Guy, Seth Leitman is a green living expert, celebrity and Editor of the McGraw-Hill, TAB Green Guru Guides. Seth is also an Author, Radio Host, Reporter, Writer and a Environmental Consultant on green living. The Green Living Guy writes about green living, green lighting, the green guru guides and more. Seth's books range from: # Build Your Own Electric Vehicle by Bob Brant and Seth Leitman (2nd and 3rd editions) # Build Your Own Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle by Seth Leitman # Build Your Own Electric Motorcycle by Carl Vogel # Green Lighting by Seth Leitman, Brian Clark Howard and Bill Brinsky # Solar Power For Your Home by David Findley # Renewable Energies For Your Home by Russel Gehrke # Do-it-Yourself Home Energy Audits by David Findley # Build Your Own Small Wind Power System by Brian Clark Howard and Kevin Shea # and more green living books to follow.