passive solar roof -Framing My RV Passive Solar Heating Porch Part 2

September 29, 2014 – 3:21 pm

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  1. 25 Responses to “passive solar roof -Framing My RV Passive Solar Heating Porch Part 2”

  2. I find it funny going back to these olders vids and reading comments about
    how the roof wouldn’t last and it survived one of the worst winters in 30
    years

    By ozzysangel on Sep 29, 2014

  3. Part two of framing the solar porch walls and roof.

    By The Do It Yourself World on Sep 29, 2014

  4. Now,whenever I look at my electric bill,I cannot take the smile off my
    face!the power company is paying me for the extra electricity that I sell
    them FREEENERGYGENERATION.PIXUB.COM

    By Stuard Conveli on Sep 29, 2014

  5. Yes and yes. I should show them later.

    By The Do It Yourself World on Sep 29, 2014

  6. lady even troy said in the Description it was plastic sheeting that he use
    on the roof so it isn’t what you think it is

    By steven dudley on Sep 29, 2014

  7. I have a good one.

    By The Do It Yourself World on Sep 29, 2014

  8. Running out of wood.

    By The Do It Yourself World on Sep 29, 2014

  9. Hope so

    By The Do It Yourself World on Sep 29, 2014

  10. Nice ideas, thanks

    By The Do It Yourself World on Sep 29, 2014

  11. I cut a piece to fit then held it in place and marked it with a pencil,
    eyeing it up. Worked nicely, I think.

    By The Do It Yourself World on Sep 29, 2014

  12. i think he was actually after the tree shade during the summer when it was
    first moved there. also winds can get up there. he possibly could tow it
    though with his truck coz the meadow is flat. I’ve seen quadbikes tow some
    massive weights on the flat.

    By Link Knight on Sep 29, 2014

  13. Troy, sad to say, but without supplemental heat on your porch, there won’t
    be much, if anything you can grow during winter months. Much further south
    than you are. When I was growing plants yr round in my greenhouse, had to
    heat at night in winter. And during cloudy days when highs around freezing.
    Used a vented kerosene heater. Cost as much to heat as my home. Had to quit
    when fuel prices soared in early 1980’s. Lost all the plants that I
    couldn’t give away before tempts in the teens arrived.

    By Oldtimer Lee on Sep 29, 2014

  14. 45 minutes away, yes. Not worth the time to drive.

    By The Do It Yourself World on Sep 29, 2014

  15. why dont you help? .. not to complain on your behalf . but if ya want
    something done ..do it yourself or help the person , i know i cant help. so
    i just watch and learn ..or be taught

    By thguyonthcouch on Sep 29, 2014

  16. just board the roof where you put the black plastic mate

    By Andrew Bryant pianotunerbristol on Sep 29, 2014

  17. I am totally addicted to watching ‘troy’s world’! Good, bad, or ugly we get
    to see it unfold. I cant wait for each new video.

    By Craig T on Sep 29, 2014

  18. Love yr vid. Can’t wait for the new one each day.

    By Faridah Ahmad Din on Sep 29, 2014

  19. Thank you for the concern. The windows on both sides of the bedroom push
    out and you can pop out of the RV. Also the back bathroom window has a fast
    release to pop it out.

    By The Do It Yourself World on Sep 29, 2014

  20. Yes Troy’ “Chooks” mean chickens…. we have taught u that already, now ur
    punishment is to write out 100 lines on the chalkboard, “I must remember
    what chooks are, them damn aussies” starting from now!!!

    By OffGrid Aussie Prepper on Sep 29, 2014

  21. Barrel stove will require a much larger space than what Troy has now to use
    it, even with a 35 gal drum. Haven’t looked up the specs. But, suspect the
    space needed, at minimum would be twice, as large, if not more, than his
    current heat shed. He still has the option of building a larger shed,
    against the rear of the RV & existing shed to contain the barrel stove.
    Using the bathroom window and back access panel to transfer heat into the
    RV. Enter through doorway between existing shed & new one.

    By Oldtimer Lee on Sep 30, 2014

  22. Coming along nicely

    By Ram Francisuk on Sep 30, 2014

  23. So much for moving out of your dark camper. I would have pulled the RV into
    the middle of meadow so it gets total sun, and I would have just enclosed
    the stove part.

    By jbMiami on Sep 30, 2014

  24. it ain’t bad the old fibreglass. got a bit of brittle stuff myself on the
    verandah but it hasn’t broke yet. used to put new ones on pergolas and
    verandahs when i worked in building. if you stand on them you go straight
    thru. more expensive than plastic but they dissipate the light properly.
    whereas plastic besides a steel sheet is full brightness, then complete
    shadow.

    By Link Knight on Sep 30, 2014

  25. You may find this very interesting Troy youtube dot com/watch?v=s5zOvanYC3w

    By Andrew Bryant pianotunerbristol on Sep 30, 2014

  26. Oh, now that has me thinking. Ouch.

    By The Do It Yourself World on Sep 30, 2014

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