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I am currently constructing a rammed earth home and I am considering running buried pipework from the house approx. 20m to the edge of an existing lake. My hope is that coupled with a solar chimney it will draw in cooler air around the house during the hottest months of the year. Has anyone had any previous experience with this type of system or have any advice on alternative ways of achieving a cool healthy airflow around the inside of a home?
 
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Hey Bruce,

I personally have no experience with this either, but here are some older threads on the topic that you might find helpful:

Earth Tubes Questions

Earth Tube Drain Freezing

Earth tubes for AGS climate control
 
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