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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Another BRAND NEW "TINY YELLOW HOUSE" Video- "The Solar Parasite"- a passive window box heater

Here's a simple project you can tackle (and even tweak) that will help heat your small home, front foyer (in my case), shed, or workshop. Its REALLY easy to make (which is the whole point), doesn't require much by the way of materials, and does work!

I have a few like-minded solar designs, especially with solar shower set-ups in my book "Humble Homes, Simple Shacks"- which you can check out in the link below. Thanks!

Also- check out this bad-ass treehouse and post from really incredible....
A "Smoke Ski" hidden in a ski resort in Breckenridge, CO
 See MUCH more on this over at:

Still on the way....
-Book review on "Atchafalaya Houseboat", as well as a few others (I just ordered "Put Your Life On A Diet" by Gregory Paul Johnson).
-An interview (a fun one too!) with Tammy Strobel of
-And perhaps some freebies.....

-Derek "Deek" Diedricksen

1 comment:

  1. Derek, you are becoming a regular fixture in my home, a cup of coffee in the morning and what is the DEEK up to today. .My wake up jolt to make sure I'm not becoming a drone and stay in focus to my "see outside the box" zone. Can you to make a mini video demonstrating how the solar heater in your vid works on the inside of the foyer. I want to see if the heat generated is strong enough for the insulation barrier paper to actually lift. I was wondering what the temperature is on the inside of the foyer is, and how constant is it during the day and night? Where do you think are good places to put the black stones?