This site has been constructed to give people information about home-built wind turbines, energy conservation and more. The turbine we are currently running is a twelve foot diameter, home-built axial flux turbine designed by Hugh Piggott. This turbine was put up after running the ten foot axial flux for a year, and has been a fabulous turbine! It creates way more power than we need. We use the extra power to heat our domestic hot water.
Since installing our first turbine in January, 2004, we have been very busy. Our home has become somewhat of a landmark in the area. We have had people from all over southern Ontario coming by to see the turbine. Most of these people have been very interested in building a turbine of their own. This made us think that we should have people come to the house to build turbines in a workshop setting with other people. This idea was very well received by everyone since most were somewhat leery about doing this on their own without any help.