• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education skip experiences global resources cider press projects digital market permies.com private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • r ranson
  • Nicole Alderman
  • Pearl Sutton
  • Anne Miller
  • Burra Maluca
  • Joylynn Hardesty
  • Mike Haasl
stewards:
  • James Freyr
  • paul wheaton
  • Jocelyn Campbell
master gardeners:
  • Steve Thorn
gardeners:
  • thomas rubino
  • Carla Burke
  • Greg Martin

Gizmag.com/solar-thermal-energy-storage-paraffin/34271/

 
pollinator
Posts: 4154
Location: Northern New York Zone4-5 the OUTER 'RONDACs percip 36''
61
hugelkultur fungi books wofati solar woodworking
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
- May you live in interesting times ! Here is block of research to use the high latent heat of a phase-change Paraffin to store the heat relayed via plan H2O
from a Solar water heater! This would also work with heat tubes removing heat energy from the mass of a Rocket Mass Heater Goto :::-->

gizmag.com/solar-thermal-energy-storage-paraffin/34271/ <--::: Try highlighting and then a right click to open in a new page or as a google search !

For the Good of the Craft! Big AL
 
pollinator
Posts: 3478
Location: Kansas Zone 6a
58
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Wax can be formulated with a phase change within the human comfort zone (used for heat and AC). And this method removes the fire risk associated with using wax directly with fire or solar concentrators. I like it.
 
An elephant? An actual elephant. Into the apartment. How is the floor still here. Hold this tiny ad:
Learn Permaculture through a little hard work
https://wheaton-labs.com/bootcamp
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
Boost this thread!