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Build a Thermosiphon Solar-Heated Shower System

A few years back, a friend donated a Sunvelope solar water-heating panel to us. We were getting ready to expand our greenhouse, so the timing was perfect to incorporate an outdoor solar-heated shower.

The system is pretty basic. We mounted the solar panel on the south side of our greenhouse, and tilted it to catch more rays. We used an old water heater tank

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