DIY Solar heater

DIY Solar heater

Robbtoberfest writes –

This is a solar air convection heater for my garage that is powered by the low angle winter sun. This is a second version of an earlier instructable I did; a solar heater for the chicken coop. The idea and design is from Mother Earth News (December/January 2007 Issue #219.


  • 2×6 lumber
  • 2×4 lumber
  • 2×2 lumber
  • glass, plexiglass, or some kind of clear material.
  • black aluminum screen
  • caulking, paint, screws, lag screws, staple gun + other tools

Solar Heater – Link.

8 thoughts on “DIY Solar heater

  1. BrK says:

    Do you have any data about how much additional heat this provides?

  2. DrXenon says:

    You have to add “.aspx” to the end of the link given in the article to get it to work. (Why is such a fine magazine using a hideous Microsoft system to serve their pages???)

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