26 May '12, 7pm

$350 DIY Solar Air Space Heater

$350 DIY Solar Air Space Heater

These articles describe the simple and inexpensive passive solar collector that I use to heat my shop/barn. The total cost for the 150 sqft collector is about $350, and all the materials are available at your local hardware/lumber store. No fans or electronics -- its driven by natural thermosyphoning. The design can be adapted to suit a wide variety of spaces, including a living space. At our current propane prices ($2.00 per gallon), this project has a

Full article: http://www.builditsolar.com/Projects/SpaceHeating/solar_b...

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