From: real-not-anti-spam-addr...@apple-juice.co.uk (D.M. Procida)
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2011 00:47:49 +0000
Local: Mon, Nov 21 2011 7:47 pm
Subject: Re: Building a DIY solar heater for the garage
NT <meow2...@care2.com> wrote:OK, I get it - the top layer of mesh will be hottest, so we especially
> On Nov 21, 5:23 pm, real-not-anti-spam-addr...@apple-juice.co.uk (D.M.
> Procida) wrote:
> > NT <meow2...@care2.com> wrote:
> > > > Basically, as soon as the angled mesh layer is the wrong side of
> > > > vertical, any warm air will be rising through it towards the glazing.
> > > The fan means air will be blown through the collector 100x as fast as
> > I haven't understood how, in my scheme, mounting the mesh at an angle
> Ah. I'll try and ascii it clearly.
> . _______
> Notice how the cloth goes from corner to corner. All the air goes
want the air to travel through this top layer in particular (but through
the others too).
A concertina folded mesh might work too to achieve some of this:
air flow ---> /\/\/\/\/\/\/\ --->
but would be hard to make.
Thanks for the explanation.
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