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How do I get the heat OUTSIDE to come INSIDE?!?!?

Discussion in 'Everything Else Energy' started by Nifty, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. Sep 28, 2014
    elwood

    elwood Almost Self-Reliant

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    paint your house black.....
     
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    sumi

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    Black roof? We paint our roofs WHITE here to keep the heat down. I imagine a black roof may have the opposite effect :p
     
  3. Sep 30, 2014
    Nifty

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    Well, if there was a paint that we could flip a switch to go from black in Winter to white in Summer, then ya, that might work great! Otherwise we'll be in trouble for 1/2 the year. :)
     
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    sumi

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    Rob, you should know by now when I'm messing with ya ;)
     
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    Nifty

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    Denim Deb

    Denim Deb More Precious than Rubies

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    Just paint it 2x a year. That way, it never needs painting cuz the paint job will always be fresh. :hide
     
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    k15n1

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    builditsolar.com is a reliable resource for all things solar, including water heaters and passive solar design.
     
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    elwood

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    JASTECH

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    Simple, passive heat with PC fan option. Works in winter with snow on the ground too.
     

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