Instructables: exploring - workshop - energy - heater - popular Tue, 6 Oct 2015 21:19:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 Beer Can Solar Space Heater
Beer Can Solar Space Heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> smurray2 I saw a smaller version of this instructable a while back: here. At the time I was volunteering with a local animal rescue center. We had just installed a new 20' x 40' wooden barn as an indoor recreational area for the animals, but as the shelter was off grid there was difficulty heating such a lar...
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 01:30:00 PDT
Homesteader wood fired hot tub
Homesteader wood fired hot tub - More DIY How To Projects]]> cbissett I have always wanted a cedar wood fired hot tub. After checking prices I realized I needed to find a more realistic dream. So I began the research process and found a few people who had done what I wanted to attemp. I combined the best ideas from those and came up with a solid plan. This tub cost un...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:41:37 PDT
Pond Heater
Pond Heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> Pragmatic Man Last spring we built an above ground pond using an old billboard sign as a liner [] which cost us 1/10th what a 'regular' pond liner would have. In winter, the temp can dip below freezing here & we don't want to loose our fish, some of which have gotten quite large. So being a free...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 18:03:38 PST
Our "Hot Box" Solar Collector
Our "Hot Box" Solar Collector - More DIY How To Projects]]> wduck3 This instructable will document and explain the construction of a solar collector designed and built by the Convection and Solar Energy class at Creighton University. This was built over a three-week time period with a cost of 250$. Past Class-Made Collectors         The first activity to prepare...
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Fri, 21 Jun 2013 19:29:43 PDT
Water Heater Maintenance
Water Heater Maintenance - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheOneAndOnlyMrP Very few people know that in order to keep your water heater running properly and efficiently very simple maintenace procedures need to be performed. (These come with the instructions and are often overlooked.) As water is pumped into your water heater tank dirt, sediment and various minerals set...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2009 20:23:53 PST
Home Made Air Conditioner I
Home Made Air Conditioner I - More DIY How To Projects]]> hleon I was wanting an air conditioning unit for my tree house. So I thought, why buy a $250 A/C unit, when I could build my own? It is very low cost to operate, compared to a central a/c, and provides spot cooling/heating, only cooling/heating the areas you want to cool/heat, heatly. It is also eco frie...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2009 17:52:20 PDT
Air Cooler/Heater
Air Cooler/Heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> videokid842 Too hot or too cold? Make it just right (and make Goldilocks proud) by building this dual-purpose device.Down here in Arizona, we've got some pretty hot summers, at around 120 degrees. And inside, it gets up to about 88, which is a bit hot for my taste, especially when I've got my computer on- then...
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Sat, 3 May 2008 12:39:07 PDT