Instructables: exploring - workshop - solar - water - featured http://www.instructables.com Fri, 6 May 2016 13:59:26 PDT BLOX v1.01 Solar Hydrothermal Collector http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Hydrothermal-Collector/
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Thu, 24 Dec 2015 18:40:05 PST
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/
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Thu, 12 Jul 2012 17:26:20 PDT
Building a Solar Panel From Cells http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Solar-Panel-From-Cells/
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Thu, 14 Jul 2011 09:32:13 PDT
Batch Solar Water Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Batch-Solar-Water-Heater/
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Sat, 28 Aug 2010 17:22:55 PDT