As the winters are closing by, you might need a hot air furnace. If that is the case, check out this Do-It-Yourself (DIY) by Ecomotive to produce a solar-powered hot air furnace at a really cheap cost.
Climate change is now more certain than ever and it has turned out to be one of the most devastating issues that will affect the whole world. It has become the responsibility of people to conserve the climate and avert this calamity as much as possible. On the other hand, inflation is going high with bleak chances of going down. With these two scenarios, conserving the climate becomes unaffordable for many.
To remove that inhibition, Ecomotive has published a DIY tutorial, teaching how to make an effective solar-powered hot air furnace with only $60 using aluminum soffit collector. It can be fitted into a window and can be placed at different places in a house.
Step 1: How the Vented Aluminum Soffit Collector Works
Step 2: The Outer Shell
Step 3: The Foamboard Insulation
Step 4: The Divider Between the Hot and Cold Air Plenums
Step 5: The Aluminum Soffit Absorber Plate
Step 6: Installing the Polycarbonate Glazing
Step 7: The Initial Test
Step 8: Painting
Step 9: Profiling the Bottom to Match the Window and Installing the Sealing Flange
Step 10: The Second Test