Evacuated Solar Collectors

Mind explosion. Get the basic principle first:

OK, now we’ll see a more sophisticated version with a heat pipe inside:

So what is that copper heat pipe all about?

Genius old-guy puts it all together (skip to 1:10-2:15):

[via Marshall Brain @ How Stuff Works]

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September 28, 2010. Tags: , , , , , , , , , , . Smarts.

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