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Forum: Solar Heating 05-07-10, 01:15 PM
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400 thread bed sheets(dark blue) work too for...

400 thread bed sheets(dark blue) work too for this effect..
Forum: Solar Heating 05-07-10, 01:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,946
Posted By Solar
that's exactly what I am doing(tucking it around...

that's exactly what I am doing(tucking it around shades at night) but dark blue works perfect for this, you must be able to see some of the sun come through the other side I think for this to work as...
Forum: Solar Heating 03-15-10, 01:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,946
Posted By Solar
plexi glass and seal and peal on the outside of...

plexi glass and seal and peal on the outside of your windows works too..

my curtains tuck in is just something you can do on the cheap that works well..

caulking and tracking down air leaks is...
Forum: Solar Heating 03-13-10, 09:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,946
Posted By Solar
well take that 85-90%(maybe) and multiply it by...

well take that 85-90%(maybe) and multiply it by the percentage of heat absorbant materials inside the room 60%= .6

50% heat retention.

a good test is touch the surface of whatever it is, and if...
Forum: Solar Heating 03-11-10, 02:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,946
Posted By Solar
[QUOTE=Xringer;6085]"Alot of light and heat can...

[QUOTE=Xringer;6085]"Alot of light and heat can get reflected back"

To be clear, I'm only talking about light that gets inside the house. Not the sun light reflected off the exterior glass.

...
Forum: Solar Heating 03-11-10, 07:16 AM
Replies: 28
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Posted By Solar
this is using the same idea as the solar can...

this is using the same idea as the solar can heater sort of as far as pigments are concerned black pavement=hot

I have tested and proven my method with tempurature measuring tools
Forum: Solar Heating 03-11-10, 07:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,946
Posted By Solar
this is using the same idea as the solar can...

this is using the same idea as the solar can heater sort of as far as pigments are concerned black pavement=hot white pavement=not
Forum: Solar Heating 03-10-10, 12:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,946
Posted By Solar
do a straight white vs black comparison...

do a straight white vs black comparison everywhere you can white pavement vs black white car vs black
Forum: Solar Heating 03-10-10, 12:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,946
Posted By Solar
white vs black curtains, well white curtains...

white vs black curtains, well white curtains would reflect the sun out of your house and likewise material would conduct less heat in your house, whats important is the surface tempurature while the...
Forum: Solar Heating 03-09-10, 11:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,946
Posted By Solar
find a room in your house that is cold all the...

find a room in your house that is cold all the time, try this and then you will understand what im saying also tucking in curtains so theyre snug against the windows helps, air moving against cold...
Forum: Solar Heating 03-09-10, 11:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 16,946
Posted By Solar
Solar heat for your entire house extremely cheap

I WANTED TO PLACE THIS IN BOTH FORUMS IN CASE ANYONE MISSES IT

My Solar Revelation!


I discovered as of recent that using dark color to absorb energy from the sun works very well.. so well I...
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