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Garage_Hermit

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This design is intended to go behind the glass windbreak on my terrace.

For the moment it has become sort-of superseded by other works (crawlspace and facade collector).

The idea is to use the big floor area (4 x 1 meters) to collect a LOT of hot air
and borow some of that heat for warming water.

G_H


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Hermit,
Can't really read it, May need to be bigger or use different font? (I tried reading glasses and magnifying)
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Looks awesome - any updates on how it's going?
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Hi, Darry,

Thanks for the input !

At the moment, this design is not going anywhere, as it got kind-of superseded by my roof-pumping project, which is looking *far* more cost-effective.  (if you are interested, latest details are here:

http://simplysolar.supporttopics.com/post/Garage_Hermits-Projects-6221962?&trail=30

Guess it is winter down under ?

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Yep pretty cold for us or at least by our standards: "freezing" around here means it's less than 10 C but we very rarely get much below 0 C

I'm building the next air collector and want to incorporate some water heating into it - even if it's just to preheat the water a little going into our hot water tank. But wondering whether to do it on this next one or just keep it simple for now!

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