Is Setting Up A Solar Water Heater Something You Should Do On Your Own

The cost of energy is getting higher continuously, and this is truly the case in the winter time. Perhaps you are searching for techniques to reduce your expenses, and lower how much energy you are using. A good way to do this is to build a home made solar water heater.

Building a solar powered water heater is quite simple, and most people should be able to put one together. You could probably build one in a weekend, and the children would love assisting you to build this project.

You just need a simple list of directions that you can find available online, and some items you will get locally you will be ready to go.

It should not cost a lot, probably under $100.00, and when you tackle this homemade project you might decide to build your own solar panels.

These home made solar water heaters can be plumbed into your home so it will work with your conventional water heater. The sun will do the hard task of heating up the water before it reaches your regular water heater, so it doesn’t have to heat as much water. As long as the sun is heating up your water you will be saving cash on warm water.

You also have the option to build an insulated solar water reservoir which will store the water that is heated by the sun so it will be there for you to use when the sun is not out. If you choose this option you will need your regular water heater even less.

A home made water heater is just some kind of water tank that is closed in a box, and it is useful to pre-heat the water before it goes into your regular water heater.

Making a solar water heater is not hard, and the basic steps you will need to do to build your own solar water heater can be obtained at a number of places.

You can save lots of money by making a home made solar water heater. It will be easy and virtually easy to maintain. Solar energy is accessible to all of us, so why not use it. It truly can help lower your electricity bills.

Posted under Build Your Own Solar Panels

This post was written by editor on October 19, 2011

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