Solar air heater / Discussions

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

...solar air heaters - DIY solar air heater instructional video So if I understand correctly you are using the layered screen technique to build your panel? ...

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

Is there an update on your demo house solar air heater?

...Air Solar Panel, possibly power the Legalett in floor heating system, and also provide power to heat domestic hot water? The solar air heating panels on our new...

Posted by dean c Oct. 24, 2020, 2 p.m. Concept and design 2 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

What is the best way to do a radiant floor in an off grid house?

...solar heating. As for radiant floor heating, a solar air heating panel is nothing but an empty box with a black front that you blow air through to collect solar...

Posted by Julien Comtois Oct. 2, 2021, 11:21 a.m. Heating and cooling 6 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 2 Responses

Is solar air heating for a floor as efficient as solar hydronic?

...air tubes Moving into a solar solution though and choosing between a solar water heater and a solar air heater, there you would for sure have more variables i...

Posted by Ryan Johnson Dec. 7, 2020, 9:02 a.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 2 Responses

How well does the Legalett air heated floor work when pouring concrete?

...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

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

...solar air panels that is new at this point. We expect to see about 60-70 % of the heat load but we won't know for sure until the winter of 2020 - 2021 when they...

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

Can I see details about the heating and domestic hot water systems of the Edelweiss house?

...air of the home. The domestic hot water is a heat pump as well, we used an AO Smith air-to-water hybrid heat pump . The water heater sucks in the air from the...

Posted by August Wehrmann March 10, 2019, 9:26 a.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 3 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

What heating system to use in my new detached garage/shop?

...solar water heater. What is the best choice? Or are there better options that I didn't think about? Thank you for your help and keep up the good work! Dav...

Posted by David Perreault Dec. 4, 2020, 10:23 a.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 0 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

How well do Legalett slab on grade floor forms work?

...air-heated floor in mind, I keep wondering about possible flooding entering the furnace. I'm planning drains near the water heater and washing machine for any m...

Posted by Steve Sykes Aug. 18, 2019, 3:21 p.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses

What is the best heating and cooling system for a slab on grade home?

...air source heat pump and a heat pump water heater working in tandem . Our latest demo house we used a solar air heated floor from Legalett, they provide engin...

Posted by Matthew Gioia July 7, 2020, 11:03 p.m. Heating and cooling 3 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