Batch Collector

This is a diagram of our most recent solar hot water experiment: the batch collector. The box is made from wood, insulated with styrophoam and lined with reflectix. The tank is recycled from an old hot water heater and is painted black.
How to Build a Solar Hot Water Batch Collector
Read the article about how we designed and built our own solar hot water batch collector.
How to Build a Flat Panel Solar Hot Water Heater
Read about our first solar hot water heater experiment. We designed and built our own flat panel solar hot water heater.