Technostalgia

Solar Water Heating Is All The Rage!

It is all the rage nowadays. Solar heating systems for home use are coming down in cost and going up in efficiency. They are nothing new, however, as this advertisement from 1902 shows.

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  • Deartháir

    We need Cardboard to chime in on this one. His brother-in-law built a solar water heater for their cabin at the lake. My understanding was that it worked perfectly, and was able to heat almost enough water to lukewarm to make a terrible cup of tea.

    • fodder650

      Oh so an American cup of tea then.

      • chrystlubitshi

        those of us down here that know how to make a good cup don't often share our secret.

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