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Solar Heater & Ductwork

 
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I have an idea for building some solar heaters and connecting them into my ductwork for my house. However, the question I have is whether or not that would be futile effort? Distributing the heat throughout the house sounds appealing, but I do not know how much heat there is and if trying to distribute it this way would dissipate the heat too much. Any insight into this would be greatly appreciated.
 
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Scott Snider : Any attempt to tell you how to Retro-fit an Active or Passive Solar heater onto your building and its envelope would require a full set of

Your structures building Blueprints.

Here is a link to a basic easy-to-read manual of (passive ) D.I.Y. Solar heater plans and applications :


http://www.builditsolar.com/Projects/SolarHomes/PasSolEnergyBk/PSEbook.htm


This information comes from the www.builditsolar.com site and a little time there will refine your ideas and give You and Your Fellow Members

a common ground 9 and language ) to help move your imminent project towards completion !

Hope this is Helpful and timely . For the good of the Crafts ! Big AL
 
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