DIY Solar Water Heater

Follow the Off Grid Project and learn how to make a solar hot water heater.

In most homes your hot water heater is consuming energy day and night, 24-7. Most hot water heaters are set to keep the water hot at all times, even while you are in bed. This can be quite wasteful. And with the rising energy costs, many people are looking for alternatives.

Learn how to make your own solar hot water heater on a budget. Various models and ideas will be presented and explained. You can choose which version best fits your budget and home.

You can have free hot water for life. The sun keeps your water hot for free. A hot water storage tank keeps it ready for you, when you need it.

Follow the progress on this page throughout the project. Updates will be constantly posted.

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