Instructables: exploring - workshop - solar - water - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:03:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 Pool Solar Heater or Optical Illusion for Entertainment http://www.instructables.com/id/Pool-Solar-Heater-or-Optical-Illusion-for-Entertai/
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Wed, 4 Sep 2013 17:53:25 PDT
DIY Solar Air Conditioning Unit http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Solar-Air-Conditioning-Unit/
DIY Solar Air Conditioning Unit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/64PZ/H4AGDE83/FJO64PZH4AGDE83.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/64PZ/H4AGDE83/FJO64PZH4AGDE83.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJO/64PZ/H4AGDE83/FJO64PZH4AGDE83.SMALL.jpg fozzy13 The sun is great, and vital to nearly all of Earth's processes.  What bothers me is that the sun also makes the air really hot!  As a result, millions of people turn to air conditioning to cool their homes, cars, offices, etc.  Traditional air conditioning units use massive amounts of energy, making...
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012 17:26:20 PDT
Cheap solar hot tub/spa/pool water heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-solar-hot-tubspapool-heater/
Cheap solar hot tub/spa/pool water heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/RN6K/GR88L98C/FMMRN6KGR88L98C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/RN6K/GR88L98C/FMMRN6KGR88L98C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMM/RN6K/GR88L98C/FMMRN6KGR88L98C.SMALL.jpg tmack0 This instructable covers the solar heater I made from parts available at the local hardware store (or salvage) for cheap. I have yet to do true empirical measurements on its output/efficiency, but it will raise the temp of my hot tub (~460gal) from 70 to 80 in two sunny days, and keeps it in the 90...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2011 20:12:00 PDT
Batch Solar Water Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Batch-Solar-Water-Heater/
Batch Solar Water Heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/I8MR/GDEA4V47/FZPI8MRGDEA4V47.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/I8MR/GDEA4V47/FZPI8MRGDEA4V47.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZP/I8MR/GDEA4V47/FZPI8MRGDEA4V47.SMALL.jpg ganeshruskin Aim: To build a solar batch water heater using some old materials and some new. The idea behind this heater is to use as many old materials as possible, keeping them out of landfills and to use new materials as efficiently as possible. For this reason the box has been designed to use exactly two she...
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Sat, 28 Aug 2010 17:22:55 PDT
Pool Solar water heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Pool-Solar-water-heater/
Pool Solar water heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/FHS7/FVLOMAWW/FQQFHS7FVLOMAWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/FHS7/FVLOMAWW/FQQFHS7FVLOMAWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQQ/FHS7/FVLOMAWW/FQQFHS7FVLOMAWW.SMALL.jpg Lynxspring How to build a solar pool water heater. What you will need When you live in Canada, you need to turn up the heat in your pool all summer long if you want to use it. First off, you need a location to install the heater. Preferably, if you live in the northern hemisphere, a southern exposition. T...
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Sat, 6 Jun 2009 08:12:13 PDT