How To Build A Solar Heating Panel Using Soda Cans

If you’ve got good sun exposure on one side of your house, you

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can

free

DIY

energy

Sometimes, low-tech solar devices are much better than high-tech ones for

home

make

And even better, they can be built in part from re-purposed or recycled components, which is something you don’t

see

This solar

space heater

power

Double-glazed glass or polycarbonate panels make up the front of the device, allowing the sun’s rays to enter it while restricting heat loss to the outside air, and the box is also insulated for more efficiency.

When exposed to the sun, the air inside the solar heater begins to warm, and as it does, it rises to the top of the box and can be ported directly into the house.

For more

control

small fans and thermostats can be added

For an overview, and complete downloadable plans for this DIY solar space heater, see

Greg’s Pop-Can Solar Space Heating Collector

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