Its a good way to learn about using the green energy of the sun to supply helpful effects, in this situation hot water. You may use these instructions to build homemade solar water heaters which will actually heat enough water to use in the home, and save you thousands over time in energy bills. ">
By trying the sun rather than fossil fuels to heat your water you'll be stopping threatening greenhouse gasses from being released into the atmosphere, helping to prevent global temp rises
Think hot water isn't a hot topic? The average electrical water heater serving a family of four uses 6,400 kilowatt-hours of electricity a year, releasing 8 tons of CO2, according to the Varsity of Wisconsin's Solar Energy Laboratory. That's more than a classic automobile! Gas-powered heaters release about 2 tons of CO2 a year.
Homemade solar water heaters are very trustworthy and can work in any climate.
Some house owners use the devices completely ( often with a gas or electrical tankless water heater as a backup), while others pair them with other systems as pre-heaters.
The concept behind homemade solar water heaters is comparatively easy, and with the correct information, you'll be on the way to making your own heater and saving great amounts of money.