Build ItDIY Passive Solar Water Heater

DIY Passive Solar Water Heater

Learn how to make a diy passive solar water heater out of two 55 gallon drums. The heater is similar to the one pictured which used an old water heater. This build uses gravity to fill the heater with cold water and the sun to heat the water to 150 degrees. See all the instructions on Ehow.

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Paige Raymond
Paige Raymond
Raised in rural Montana and educated in Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Development, Paige Raymond combines a practical mindset with a passion for self-reliance and sustainability. With expertise ranging from mechanical solutions and food preservation to emergency preparedness and renewable energy, Paige is a proud author with more than 5000 published articles.

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