Difference between revisions of "Earth Tubes II"

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'''Requirements'''
 
'''Requirements'''
 
* 750 cfm
 
* 750 cfm
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** Length: +/- 80 ft
 
** Length: +/- 80 ft
 
** Speed = 10.6 ft/sec @ 750cfm  
 
** Speed = 10.6 ft/sec @ 750cfm  
** Chimney out of corrugated steel bolted to building (no foundation needed)
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** Chimney
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*** use new corrugated steel bolted to building (no foundation needed)
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*** Manifold and filter on top.
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*** Ladder to roof (need for other purposes)
 
** Needs a bypass?
 
** Needs a bypass?
 
** Collect condensation in building in barrels for watering plants inside.
 
** Collect condensation in building in barrels for watering plants inside.
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'''Rationale'''
 
'''Rationale'''
 
* Connectedness to the earth
 
* Connectedness to the earth
 
* net zero-energy
 
* net zero-energy
 
* simplicity
 
* simplicity

Latest revision as of 13:07, 31 March 2010

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Requirements

  • 750 cfm
  • max 7 ft/sec
  • 80 feet long
  • affordable

Design / Selection

  • Ideas
    • reach volume / price balance
  • Design
    • 6 - 6" pvc tubes ... actually 2 more were placed for the earth room
    • Location: backyard
    • Length: +/- 80 ft
    • Speed = 10.6 ft/sec @ 750cfm
    • Chimney
      • use new corrugated steel bolted to building (no foundation needed)
      • Manifold and filter on top.
      • Ladder to roof (need for other purposes)
    • Needs a bypass?
    • Collect condensation in building in barrels for watering plants inside.

Rationale

  • Connectedness to the earth
  • net zero-energy
  • simplicity