Heating on the cheap

This is our new heater/stove. We do have a gas oven for every day use, but this puppy heats up the whole house quite nicely and for free. I’ve been picking up non treated wood scraps and shipping pallets.

Thermosiphoning Passive Solar Water Heater

By Lonnie from Builditsolar.com

Build it Solar brings it again! This might be common knowledge but, heat rises and cold falls. This is the action behind thermosiphoning. The short and sweet of it is that you run some cold water through metal pipes that are being hit by the sun to heat it. You have a circulating system where…