Dave Lot wrote:
Found out the chimney was shadowing one of my panels really badly . . so the chimney had too go . .
Matthew Goheen wrote:
You could put a big stainless or aluminum crab cooker pot on top and add a drain at the bottom on the side feeding back over to the bucket, and pump water into that too, for safe, open vessel collection of heat from the (presumably) hottest point on the barrel...
Matthew Goheen wrote: I had a thought about that chimney blocking the solar panel... Could you turn the elbow at the wall exit to go up at a 45, and then use a 45 elbow to come up more even with the back/higher end of the solar panels to avoid shading any of them?