Tag Archive: Heat

How To Build A Wood Stove Heat Exchanger

How To Build A Wood Stove Heat Exchanger The image you see above is a wood stove heat exchanger. This metal box inserted directly into your existing flue pipe.  As the hot flue gas travels upwards through this box it heats steel heat exchanging tubes that travel through the whole container. The nine holes in the …

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DIY Insulating Curtains That Cut Heat Losses Through Windows By 50%

DIY Insulating Curtains That Cut Heat Losses Through Windows By 50% Make sure to like Living Green and Frugally on Facebook, Shop at Amazon to help support my site and explore our PINTEREST BOARDS  for innovative ways you can become self-sufficient. I shared a similar article about making insulating curtains the other week which did really well, …

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Canned Heat – How to Make an Emergency Heater

Canned Heat – How to Make an Emergency Heater You have probably heard about it yourself, Some city or other has a power outage in the dead of winter and as a result of it, a few people freeze to death. The victims are almost always older people who can’t get out, can’t create heat by …

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Which Firewood Gives The Most Heat – BTU Rating Chart

Which Firewood Gives The Most Heat – BTU Rating Chart Make sure to like Living Green and Frugally on Facebook, Shop at amazon to help support my site and explore our PINTEREST BOARDS  for innovative ways you can become self-sufficient. For a successful fire you need good quality wood, burning incorrect types of wood can damage your …

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How To Make A Passive Fireplace Heat Exchanger

How To Make A Passive Fireplace Heat Exchanger Make sure to like Living Green and Frugally on Facebook, Shop at amazon to help support my site and explore our  PINTEREST BOARDS  for innovative ways you can become self-sufficient. Most states now ban the old-fashioned style of hearth fireplace in new construction and remodeling because it sends more …

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Homemade Reusable Rice Heat Packs

Homemade Reusable Heat Packs When the weather starts getting colder and colder, one of the most common things that people do is reach for the thermostat; but often that really doesn’t help your freezing feet and toes, or even your hands and fingers – is there anything out there that could get you warmed back …

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