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Recent Research on Rocket Mass Heaters (and Bell Design) | Hand Print Press There appears to be a huge amount of traffic and discussion through different internet forums about rocket mass heaters and reports from the authors on sales of the book on the subject confirm this incredible surge in interest. I am quite certain that this excitement stems from the tangible possibility that the rocket mass heater concept offers to individuals and families to build their own affordable efficient wood-fired heating system. I thought it would be interesting and useful to offer the following synthesis of recent research I have been directly involved in and links to information that others have provided to feed more fuel to the fire of this interesting global conversation. Article Table of Contents: The Difference between Rocket Stoves and Rocket Mass Heaters First, a clarification regarding terms may be useful. The Book on Rocket Mass Heaters There is a wonderful book on Rocket Mass Heaters. The MHA Experience Construction Processes with Commentary Conclusion: Suggest a link!

20 brilliant things to make in a jar Via: Start saving your old jam jars! From cakes to herb gardens, pies to photo frames, and even entire meals … here are 20 fantastic things you never knew you could make with a jar. (Above: red velvet cupcakes in a jar. Get the recipe here). Via: Word on the street: salad in a jar is all the rage. Via: Cookies in a jar – a great gift idea. Via: For a rustic vintage look, display your photos inside glass jars and bottles. Via: Chocolate muffin bread cooked in a jar. Via: Super sweet. Via: Bread, cooked in a jar? Via: A fabulous visual reminder of your favourite holidays. Via: So let’s just cut to the chase – what about making all your meals in a jar?! Via: There isn’t a child on earth who wouldn’t be wowed by these: rainbow cupcakes baked in a jar. Via:

Rocket Stoves - a hot name for a fantastic stove appropriate technology brought to your living room First up, a confessions. I'm a huge fan of these rocket stoves. They bring together all the aspects of sustainable living and design that make wood burning so appealing in the first place AND the end result is an attractive, warm, comfortable piece of furniture that you can build yourself! I have built and used smaller cook stove versions of these - when you first see one going you'll understand the name. Types of rocket stove Rocket stoves come in many guises: cook stoves made from salvaged scrap in refugee campsportable, lightweight hiking stoves that burn twigs and other scrapdomestic water heaters and cook stoves,thermal mass storage heaters While the scale varies they all work on the same basic principals and consist of: Fuel magazine a chamber for holding the fuel load - this may be horizontal or vertical depending on how the feed is managed Combustion Chamber Internal Chimney (or heat riser) Heat exchanger Rocket Stove Operation Lifetime

Piece Rakietowe | Kooperatywa Izerska Poniżej prezentujemy kompleksowe kompendium wiedzy na temat piecy rakietowych, po uważnej lekturze będziesz gotowy/gotowa do wybudowania takiego cuda gdziekolwiek zechcesz. Zacznijmy jednak od tego czym jest piec rakietowy? Piec rakietowy – jest piecem podwójnego spalania. Oznacza to, że oprócz drewna spala się również gaz drzewny, który w normalnych piecach, kominkach i kotłach opalanych drzewem wylatuje przez komin, – piec rakietowy pozwala na oszczędność drewna rzędu 80% – 90% w porównaniu do innych pieców (informacja niepotwierdzona), – spalinami jest prawie czysta para wodna i CO2 (odrobina dymu pojawia się tylko na początku, tuż po rozpaleniu), – emisja ciepła po jednorazowym rozpaleniu w piecu rakietowym trwa zwykle kilka, kilkanaście godzin. – dzięki specjalnej masie termicznej, która przechowuje i powoli wydala ciepło, – piec rakietowy można zbudować samodzielnie (lub z pomocą przyjaciół) w ciągu około 2 dni tekst pierwotny: Ekowioska w Barkowie 3) służące do do podgrzewania wody.

Build a $300 underground greenhouse for year-round gardening (Video) Growers in colder climates often utilize various approaches to extend the growing season or to give their crops a boost, whether it's coldframes, hoop houses or greenhouses. Greenhouses are usually glazed structures, but are typically expensive to construct and heat throughout the winter. A much more affordable and effective alternative to glass greenhouses is the walipini (an Aymara Indian word for a "place of warmth"), also known as an underground or pit greenhouse. First developed over 20 years ago for the cold mountainous regions of South America, this method allows growers to maintain a productive garden year-round, even in the coldest of climates. Here's a video tour of a walipini that shows what a basic version of this earth-sheltered solar greenhouse looks like inside: © Benson Institute It's a pretty intriguing set-up that combines the principles of passive solar heating with earth-sheltered building. SilverThunder/via

How To Build A 16 Brick Rocket Stove For Around 6 Dollars OK so what is a rocket stove you ask? Well its design means that heat is generated at the top of the stove therefor ideal for heating a pot or kettle extremely efficiently and quickly saving time and money. A rocket stove is an elegant-yet-simple stove design that generates high temperatures, with near-complete combustion of fuel. It does this by means of an enclosed chamber with a vertical chimney, which creates a strong convection effect or “draw”. Ok here’s a link to a full 6 Dollar Rocket Stove tutorial: We also have a Youtube video tutorial:

DIY: How to Make Endless Hot Water Without Electricity Using some recycled parts and a small rocket stove you can heat and pump all the hot water you will ever need without power. This ingenious technique utilizes thermal siphon pumping to move the freshly heated water into the reservoir. Image:YouTube hot waterOff Gridsustainabilityvideo Related Posts « Subterranean Ant Cities are Far More Complex than Anyone Thought Possible Teacher Crosses The Line with “Urgent Notice” Sent Home to Parents »

Frugal by Choice, Cheap by Necessity No Electricity? Off-Grid Stove Makes Cooking A Cinch Rocket stoves are a rather unique invention which uses kindling-sized sticks as fuel, burning them very hot and very efficiently — all without using electricity. This creates a hotter fire than you can usually get out of kindling, as well as providing sufficient heat to cook with from very little fuel. And they’re fun to use. While I suppose it would be possible to use a rocket stove for heating, that’s really not what they are designed for. The rocket stove produces a lot of heat at the cooking “burner”; it doesn’t really radiate heat like a fireplace or wood burning stove would. Nobody really knows the origins of the rocket stove. How a Rocket Stove Works Regardless of how a rocket stove is actually built, they are all essentially the same thing. Fuel magazine – To hold fuel that is going to be burned and provide a means of feeding it into the combustion chamber. A key element in the function of a rocket stove is the airflow through the stove. Constructing a Rocket Stove

Piec rakietowy Piec rakietowy jest piecem podwójnego spalania. Oznacza to że oprócz drewna spala się również gaz drzewny, który w normalnych piecach, kominkach i kotłach opalanych drzewem wylatuje przez komin. Materiały: Przy budowie pieca rakietowego potrzebne są materiały należące do trzech zasadniczych grup:I. Elementy składowe pieca rakietowego (rysunek) Piec rakietowy w wersji grzewczej (mass heater) składa się z dwóch zasadniczych obszarów konstrukcyjnych – spalającego i odprowadzającego spaliny. Konstrukcja spalająca składa się z trzech elementów:1) pionowy podajnik paliwa (symbole A i B na rysunku), -2) pozioma komora spalania (symbol C na rysunku).3) wewnętrzny pionowy komin spalający – ang: heat riser (E i F na rysunku). Elementy 1) i 2) najlepiej zbudować z cegieł szamotowych ale dopuszczalny jest każdy materiał odporny na działanie wysokiej temperatury (kamień, gruba stal, itp.) Ważna jednostka miary: Jak obliczyć pole powierzchi przekroju (ppp)? Najważniejszy wymiar konstrukcyjny pieca. UWAGA!

8 Vegetables That You Can Regrow Again And Again. Scallions You can regrow scallions by leaving an inch attached to the roots and place them in a small glass with a little water in a well-lit room. Garlic When garlic begins to sprout, you can put them in a glass with a little water and grow garlic sprouts. Bok Choy Bok choy can be regrown by placing the root end in water in a well-lit area. Carrots Put carrot tops in a dish with a little water. Basil Put clippings from basil with 3 to 4-inch stems in a glass of water and place it in direct sunlight. Celery Cut off the base of the celery and place it in a saucer or shallow bowl of warm water in the sun. Romaine Lettuce Put romaine lettuce stumps in a 1/2 inch of water. Cilantro The stems of cilantro will grown when placed in a glass of water.