[Greenbuilding] Has anyone built their own storage tank?
gary at BuildItSolar.com
Tue Jan 6 17:06:20 CST 2009
I've built two of this type:
This is the other one:
I think they are fine -- easy to put together, cheap, long life.
When the liner finally does give out, you can install a new liner for
$50 and be good for another 15 years.
They are not pretty and don't have the high tech look, but are very
Some other ideas for build it yourself tanks here:
The liner in a metal hoop ones are (I think) a nice design -- basically
the same kind of tank that STSS sells.
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> Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2009 15:50:11 -0500
> From: "Gennaro Brooks-Church" <info at ecobrooklyn.com>
> Subject: [Greenbuilding] solar storage tank
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> Has anyone built their own solar storage tank? Getting a new one with
> the bells and whistles etc can cost a few grand but it's basically an
> insulated bottle, so could a handy person make one that is equally or
> more efficient? And how would it be made?
> Any ideas?
> Gennaro Brooks-Church
> Cell: 1 347 244 3016 USA
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