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Portable Passive Solar Air Heater

Portable Passive Solar Air Heater

Most solar air heaters you’ll find are large wall-mounted units and the utility of a ‘portable’ unit is marginal at best. But I had a specific purpose in mind for this design. While I actually completed this project a long time ago I’m just getting around to posting this quick review of my design and […]

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Comparing Solar Air Heater Designs & Performance

Comparing Solar Air Heater Designs & Performance

In my last post – Solar Heat: Free for the Taking, I covered some of the background information on how to take advantage of the sun’s energy to help heat your home. Building a solar air heater is an easy and rewarding project for both beginner or experienced DIYers and there are all kinds of […]

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Solar Heat: Free for the Taking

Solar Heat: Free for the Taking

Now that we’re into the coldest months of winter, I’ve noticed a jump in visits to a post I wrote a while back – 7 DIY Pop Can Solar Heaters. And I’m not surprised. We’re all looking for ways to shave a few bucks off the monthly heating bill and you can’t find a more […]

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