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Hey Guys I'm building a workshop and it gets pretty hot here in Adelaide Australia. Last summer we had a few heat waves over 40°c and one day of 47°c. That's why I decided to try a zero energy geothermal cooling system. I'll post my progress here and temperature experiments when it's finished.

First I had to cut down a tree and get the stump out by hand due it's location.
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Of course there was a storm water pipe underneath the tree stump that I had to repair.
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I proceeded to dig out 450mm of soil from an area of 2500mm x 2900mm.
I also discovered a storm water down pipe that was just pouring into the neighbours yard so I fixed that.
Then I laid the cooling pipes.
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Looking forward to seeing this.
 
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Me too...
 
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Hi

Please please please post results later.

Outside temp, inside temp, temp at pipe outlet and how long it stays at that temperature.

Thanks

 
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kevin stewart wrote:Hi

Please please please post results later.

Outside temp, inside temp, temp at pipe outlet and how long it stays at that temperature.

Thanks



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