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by aij441
Fri Oct 26, 2012 6:00 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Solar chimney
Replies: 11
Views: 1352

Re: Solar chimney

In this case the stove pipe is surrounded by a clear plastic to keep the sun heated air next the pipe.. The heat go's through the pipe. The air in the pipe go's up and is replaced by air from the yurt/van. Simplest thermodynamics/convection.. So if I were to build a evaporative cooler, with a wicki...
by aij441
Fri Oct 26, 2012 4:19 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Solar chimney
Replies: 11
Views: 1352

Re: Solar chimney

gyre wrote:What's the goal here?


To vent for daytime sleeping. Idea is to augment an evaporative cooler.
by aij441
Thu Oct 25, 2012 6:13 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Solar chimney
Replies: 11
Views: 1352

Solar chimney

Has anyone tried a solar chimney with a hexayurt? Thoughts?
by aij441
Wed Oct 24, 2012 3:12 pm
Forum: Building Camps & Villages
Topic: Octayurt questions
Replies: 11
Views: 1708

Octayurt questions

I'm going to build an 8ft. tall Octayurt for 2013 and wondered if anyone could answer a few questions. I have searched for info but have only found info on how to build it. I plan on building a 5 gal. bucket evaporation cooler as well. 1. How many cubic feet is it? The foot print is 9.66' across, 8....

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