Solar air heater / Discussions

Can I use an old patio door thermal pane as the cover for a solar air heater?

...solar panels that also includes how to build a pop can solar heater, or one using downspouts. The only downside that we find with solar air heaters is storing...

Posted by Fred Miller May 20, 2019, 11:44 a.m. Solar thermal collectors 1 Responses

Can a solar thermal air system be coupled to an HRV for heating incoming fresh air?

...solar heated air system which would collect heat for the fresh air side of the HVR and on the system's interior air flow after the "heat transfer" box. I also...

Posted by Brian Billings March 21, 2019, 2:53 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 1 Responses

Can you do an update on Ecohome’s new demo house?

...air generated from the Solar Air Panels is not needed during the summer months to warm the cement floor slab, the heated air is diverted to an air/water heat ex...

Posted by dean c Oct. 16, 2019, 2:04 a.m. Concept and design 1 Responses

Can I use a solar thermal water heater to heat my pool in the summer and the floor of the garage that I am going to build?

...Solar Air Heater Solar Thermal Water Heaters Solar Radiant Heated Floor Kit - Slab on Grade for LEED, Passive, ZNE Heating a Swimming Pool: To...

Posted by Bill Loucks Oct. 5, 2019, 9:48 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 1 Responses

4" air pipe quality for air heated floor?

...air pipe system I was wondering if you have to vibrate the concrete mix to ensure no air pockets? What is the thickness of the pipe- sch40 or more like sdr26? H...

Posted by Israel Sword March 28, 2020, 6:26 a.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Can I reclaim old triple slider windows?

...heater would help, but first I'd be looking at an air source / air to air heat pump . But tell me more if you would about those EPS shutters, that could be good...

Posted by Keanan Toews Jan. 20, 2019, 1:01 p.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

Would you recommend Legalett over water radiant floor heat for a backyard studio in Toronto?

...air-heated floor, below is a link to an installation video as well as a few other resources on slabs. Legalett Solar Air Heated Slab on Grade installation v...

Posted by Christine Pountney May 2, 2019, 1:22 p.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 1 Responses

Are there any updates on the progress of the second demonstration house?

...air tube floor heating system. The house is still under construction and not expected to be finished for a couple more months. There have been Legalett air-heat...

Posted by dean c April 30, 2019, 7:58 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 2 Responses

What is the optimal setup for mechanical systems for slab on grade?

...air, so designing a system has a lot to do with the volume of air in the house, as well as the layout - is it open concept of compartmentalized? Can the space b...

Posted by Dave Nuttall July 6, 2019, 9:42 a.m. Mechanical systems 1 Responses