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Forum: Introductions 11-29-11, 07:42 PM
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Posted By scottorious
hello fellow illinois citizen. I too am from...

hello fellow illinois citizen. I too am from illinois. I am from bloomington area. if you ever need help on a project I would be more than willing to help. I have some projects in mind but not...
Forum: Solar Power 11-04-11, 03:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,479
Posted By Daox
I would not try to slow the air down at all. ...

I would not try to slow the air down at all. Faster moving air will keep the panel cooler and that will increase the efficiency of it because it will be loosing less heat to the outside environment.
Forum: Solar Power 11-04-11, 02:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,479
Posted By Daox
The cans will probably make your collector throw...

The cans will probably make your collector throw off less heat.

What you have in a solar collector is pretty simple. You have a window X by X large. Sun hits the material inside the collector...
Forum: Solar Power 11-02-11, 10:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 25,930
Posted By creeky
the Power Shed

Well, I blame Xringer for this. I have a bunch of solar panels (6 @ 250 mono), a few batteries (6 L16s, total of 1185 amp hrs at 12 volts), a controller (Morningstar TS-60), an inverter (Ramsond 3000...
Forum: Solar Power 11-02-11, 09:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,479
Posted By creeky
if hot air expands and cool air is denser, a...

if hot air expands and cool air is denser, a slightly larger plenum at the top might be a good idea.
Forum: Solar Power 11-02-11, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,479
Posted By Daox
I'd put a fan on it regardless. You'll loose a...

I'd put a fan on it regardless. You'll loose a lot of heat due to the collector heating up so much if you don't have a fan.
Forum: Solar Power 11-02-11, 05:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,479
Posted By Ryland
On the other hand, shouldn't the bottom inlet be...

On the other hand, shouldn't the bottom inlet be larger because it's under a slight vacuum and the air out the top would be under a slight pressure?
I would say size the ducts a little larger and if...
Forum: Solar Power 11-02-11, 12:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,479
Posted By Daox
I don't see any reason to.

I don't see any reason to.
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 11-01-11, 06:38 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 47,086
Posted By S-F
Some performance info. At about 6 PM on Saturday...

Some performance info. At about 6 PM on Saturday we lost power. It came back on last night. When the power came back on the thermostat said 54. By that time it was clearly warmer in the basement....
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