|Denver from Ohio sent in a detailed description of his $1K style
solar water heating system.
Thanks very much to Denver for sending this in!
Some of the unique features of Denver's system:
All the details on Denver's $800 DIY Solar Water Heating System... (pdf)
Denver plans to add up to 6 collectors on the south wall mounted similarly to the one in the picture above, and to use the system for both domestic water heating and space heating.
The simple design and some creative scrounging kept the total bill to about $800 -- $200 under budget!
For more details on the $1K DIY Solar Water Heating System design, and other example systems ...
Gary July 3, 2010