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DIY Solar Water Heater! The CPVC “Drip-Edge” Solar Water Heater! – New Design/Exp.(CPVC+Metal)

DIY Solar Water Heater! This one is made using CPVC pipe (*or copper) and is backed with metal stats for maximum temps. video includes full build plus temp tests (before and after the build). with air temp about 50F (10C) water temps ranged from 110-160F (43-71C). *depending on water flow… Read More

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Solar Air Heater! – The "Screen Absorber" Solar Air Heater! – Easy DIY (full instructions)

Homemade Solar Air Heater! – The “Screen Absorber” Solar Air Heater!. Easy DIY. Produces temps near 140F (with outdoor air in the mid 40’s). design of collector is similar to the steel can/aluminum can solar air heater but uses a “screen absorber plate” instead of the cans. video is a… Read More

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DIY Solar Tracker || How much solar energy can it save?

Easy Quote & Order Online ($2 for 10 boards): https://jlcpcb.com Previous video: https://youtu.be/SPoMvuRxwFw Photovoltaic Off-Grid System: https://youtu.be/WU16AJwvNhE Power Meter/Logger: https://youtu.be/lrugreN2K4w Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/greatscottlab Twitter: https://twitter.com/GreatScottLab Support me for more videos: https://www.patreon.com/GreatScott?ty=h Mini Pan Tilt from Thingiverse: https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:708819 More project information (code, schematic, parts list,…..) on Instructables: https://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Miniature-Solar-Tracker/ Parts list (incomplete, see… Read More

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Solar Thermal COPPER PIPE Water Heater! – Easy DIY (full instr.) 150F+

Solar Thermal COPPER PIPE Water Heater! – Easy DIY. video show a “start-to-finish” build of my new flat-panel Solar Water Heater. reaches high temps 150-160F (tested in December). rugged and durable. made using 2×2 lumber, full 1/2″ plywood and type L hard copper pipe (the strongest available). if you like… Read More

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Burning Stuff With 2000ºF Solar Power!!

Melt a stack of pennies, burst a glass bottle, damage various food items, and incinerate wood using the power of the Sun! This 4 foot magnifying lens will melt concrete, and nearly anything else that gets in its way. Some quick links to a few of the materials I used:… Read More

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