Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Clothes Dryer Heat Exchanger

Reuse clothes dryer exhaust to heat house
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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.

http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=FUfaf8sPJHU

Would like feedback!

Monty6, Mar 03 2012

Very good. http://www.youtube....watch?v=FUfaf8sPJHU
[2 fries shy of a happy meal, Mar 03 2012]


       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.
FlyingToaster, Mar 03 2012

       Haven't we done this one already?
Alterother, Mar 03 2012

       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.   

       As you were.
Alterother, Mar 03 2012


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