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Homemade solar panels




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August 10, 2011

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Although many household devices use too much energy to be powered by small, homemade solar panels, some (heaters, fans, etc.) certainly fit the bill of lower consumption. What are some creative ways to harness the power of the sun at home without putting a lot of money into commercial solar panels? And what sorts of devices at home could be powered in such a way?

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Solar Air Heater
Name Kavan
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Date August 10, 2010 View Comments (0)

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Fun, cheap, and easy to build with some basic tools:

http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2007/04/26/almost-free-garage-heat-just-drink-a-lot-of-soda/

Check out his latest version here:

http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/2010/06/22/soda-can-solar-heater-v2-completed/
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