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DIY Solar Water Heater

Thermosyphon Technology

Solar water heaters are one way to naturally warm water for household needs. This useful project can be installed do-it-yourself style with a bit of knowledge and some construction supplies. Designs can be basic or elaborate, depending on available budgets and materials. Thermosyphon technology occurs when water warms up, causing it to swell and rise. Containers like glass and plastic bottles can be incorporated with piping, panels and a tank to make a home solar water heater. The panels and water tanks have to be placed in a certain position for optimal efficiency and heat concentration. The water in the… read more