Solar on a Shoestring: Build a Corrugated Solar Collector

This compact solar collector you can build yourself will pump as many as 19,000 BTUs of heat per hour into your home.



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In this diagram you can see the parts and some of the assembly relationships of the solar collector.
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This diagram shows the dimensions of the solar collector frame and location of vents.
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