16 Jul '11, 6pm

Keep Warm with a Low-Tech, Solar Powered Radiator...

Images Courtesy of Florent Bouhey Fayolle Space and water heating are responsible for about two thirds of energy use in American homes. Considering that the conventional choices for home heating are oil and gas, it's not easy to find a sustainable way to keep warm in the winter months. But if you're not up for the move to a passive house , don't worry; there's a green solution for your heating woes. It's the Sun Container, a solar powered radiator. The design is the work of Florent Bouhey Fayolle , a student at the University of Art and Design (ECAL ) in Lausanne, Switzerland. An array of pieces of slate sit under a glass bell that both traps the heat absorbed by the slate and increases the temperature in the Sun Container. The design sits on an aluminum base that allows heat to ventilate out. The design is in a different category of solar power, using natural materials to...

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Keep Warm with a Low-Tech, Solar Powered Radiator

treehugger.com 16 Jul '11, 6pm

Images Courtesy of Florent Bouhey Fayolle Space and water heating are responsible for about two thirds of energy use in Am...

Keep Warm with a Low-Tech, Solar Powered Radiat...

treehugger.com 16 Jul '11, 6pm

Images Courtesy of Florent Bouhey Fayolle Space and water heating are responsible for about two thirds of energy use in Am...

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