C. Letellier wrote:I would argue that wanting that difference in temperature is exactly why the outside should be painted black.
C. Letellier wrote:4. I assume eventually the whole outside of the box will be painted black for that bit of heat gain?
Peter Chan wrote: curious about the collector - does the depth of the solar collector matter much? I see the one pictured is about 5 inches deep or so? also wondering if you use glass rather than a plexi or other plastic material, so as to avoid any fumes from the plastic being absorbed by the food?
p.s. is this angle of the collector important? what is best?
Patrick Kniesler wrote:Would it be ideal to size the structure to fit the glass laying as in the design, or rotated vertical, or just find the glass first and decide based on what you have? Are there issues with toppling if the structure is too narrow, requiring a base?