Home Made Solar Thermal Collector ( Solar Thermal Magazine) – We have featured diy solar thermal collector designs on this site before. Saving money by using the sun to heat your pool or house water instead of using grid electricity is something we believe is a beautiful thing so here is another really great design and build video.
This homemade solar thermal collector is very durable, made from copper and wood and will look great pointed towards the sun in your backyard or on your roof.
This how-to video starts at the beginning and walks you through a completed functioning solar thermal collector.
The finished product looks like this.
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