Aluminum Downspout Hot Air Solar Collector Construction




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Big Bill at Iron Garage: What was that group website

NiceWhenEarned RudeMostlyElse: too much botox, and too localized.

Larry Markham: Wouldnt that get covered up easily with snow in the northern states ?

george lowellohhdgg63nnd: I have plenty of winter sun but not close to the house. Has anyone done a ~30 foot insulated run to and from the house? If so, what effect did the run have?

bon chance: Great vids... how about using fresnel panels like this French guy: https://youtu.be/hgRkLGw95H4

goldassayer93555: Excellent presentation. Thanks

Photostrated: What kind of fans are being used? Why are the fans put on the heat side? I would think if they were on the intake side they would run cooler and last longer.

Hooked Up Otago: i see so much potential for effiency, eg..... 12v solar power bank system with low Ah/mah brushless fans, a thermo bank to store heat for over night use with a switchable recirculation system to maximise the heat bank.......when i say heat bank, i mean a thermo box under ground filled with river rocks with solar air bypassing through it for the rocks to absorb heat during the day.i have been meaning to build one yet...

Tim Yorty: could you provide me with a wiring diagram and electrical parts list for this and sources where to get the parts?

Reimagine: What about snow? Now in MD I get you don't that much but NY guy does!

John Sunderland: I like the idea of the aluminium down pipes but we don't have them in the UK. Now inspired to use another aluminium foil product and modify so that I can send the flow in one direction and collect heat at the same end. Never posted a video but let's see how the idea works out first.

John Sunderland: At last someone with flow over time figures coupled to the temperature. Thank you.

craigsclocks: WOW. How do i get this started. I live on the eastern shore and our house is all electric. We have a two story house with a basement and two heat pumps.......One for upstairs and one for down stairs. I would love to learn more and also build one as well. Thanks for the videos.

UPSIPO: First Thumbs up ! Secondly : Yes I have a question : WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN THERE IS NO SUN? In your area, from let us say 90 days winter, how many are sunny?

joe volk: Hey Scott. Great video bro. Question; What make and modle is your inline fan? Thanks

Charles Smith: THIS IS IN SOME WAYS A NICE DESIGN, BUT IT IS BLOCKING THE WINDOWS TO THE BASEMENT. THIS MEANS THAT IT IS NOT TO CODE. THIS MEANS THAT THOSE WINDOWS THAT ARE EXPECTED TO WORK AS EMERGENCY EXITS IN CASE OF FIRE ARE BLOCKED. I'M A CONTRACTOR AND DEAL WITH THIS STUFF ALL THE TIME. I CAN SEE WORK A ROUNDS. ITS NOT HOPELESS.

Luis Soto: I like how Scott smith used the ground to insulate his inlet and outlet pipes very smart and efficient

Gregory Thomas: Awesome!

mosfet500: Hi Scott,
Great idea! I'll have to try one these myself and check out the site!
Rob

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Aluminum Downspout Hot Air Solar Collector Construction 5 out of 5

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