Saturday, September 13, 2014
How You Can Easily Make A Very Simple, Inexpensive, Effective Trombe Passive Solar Wall From Stones And Wire...
It was developed as an architectural element by the French engineer Felix Trombe with architect Jacques Michel in the 1960's.
All you need to do is site the wall, make up a timber frame, use a wire mesh on either side of the frame and start filling in layers so you're not dropping the beautiful river stones from a height.
The darker the river stones the better as they'll absorb more heat.
You're sure to figure it out...
Posted by The Flying Tortoise at 6:00 AM
Labels: architect jacques michel, cheap passive solar solutions, do it yourself passive solar, french engineer felix trombe, passive solar, river stones, solar building techniques, the trombe wall, winter warmth
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That is a great idea. And you could take a few of those heated stones to bed with you as foot warmers.ReplyDelete
That's fantastic..... So wonderfully simple.ReplyDelete