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Reuses electric clothes dryer heat to warm basement! No dust--no moisture to cause mold. Completely sealed system.
Device uses a 55 gal. used drum (held machine oil), 13 2-liter soda pop bottles filled w/ water, 1 blown bike inner tube, 40" of window sealing strip, 3' of foam pipe insulation, 2 coffee
cans, 2 8' 4'' sections of flexible ductwork, 1 25' 3'' piece of flexible ductwork, 3 temperature probes, 1 35 degree celcius temperature switch (NO), 2 3" to 4" duct converters, 4 machine screws, 1 rectangular to circular duct converter, and one old mainframe cooling fan (50-70 cfm.)
Don't attempt to try this with a gas dryer---you will die! My apologies for poor video quality. Next video will have data.
Would like feedback!
[2 fries shy of a happy meal, Mar 03 2012]
...and probably not the earliest instance [a1, Jul 28 2021]
||cool... well "warm"... you might want to move it into an HB category since it doesn't belong on the site as an unfulfilled idea. Will look at the vide when I get a minute.
||Haven't we done this one already?
||I like it a lot. I don't have much to add but It gives me an idea.
||I was all set to welcome you but you're already a lifer...
||I remember now, it was something about cooling the fridge
with reclaimed heat from the dryer.
||Stumbled upon while researching something else. But this
idea has been around for much longer than Monty6's post.
There's at least one on youtube <linked> that predates his by
a few years, and I recall seeing similar ones even longer ago