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Upward Bound Summer College Project

Constructing a passive solar heater- a summer 2010 Upward Bound project.

VEEP is the Vermont Energy Education Program.  Their mission is to promote energy literacy: a deep understanding of what energy is and how to use it efficiently, to enable energy usage choices that will result in a sustainable and vital economy and a healthy environment.

starting a solar heater with a cardboard box
starting a solar heater with a cardboard box

measuring the needed cardboard
measuring the needed cardboard

measuring the needed cardboard
measuring the needed cardboard

measuring the needed cardboard
measuring the needed cardboard

measuring the needed cardboard
measuring the needed cardboard

cutting it to size
cutting it to size

putting together the pieces
putting together the pieces

assembly of the carboard pieces
assembly of the pieces

applying the reflective coating
applying the reflective coating

applying the reflective coating
applying the reflective coating

finished product
finished product

Last modified March 14 2011 01:12 PM

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