01/29/2011

Facing Solar South

Mounting the collector stand took way too many trips to Lowes.

Leak Check Solar Cycle Loop

Working towards finishing the solar cycle loop components and cooper pipes we begin testing for leaks BEFORE we add the coolant/refrigerant. Don't forget a few things we did.

Solar Collector Sees Sun Set

Solar Collector Sees Sun Set

beautiful Sunset over Lynn Auto Repair

Solar Leak Check

Solar Leak Check

Using the pressure test and dish soapy water and watch for any bubbles

Copper Tubing

Copper Tubing

Soft (annealed) roll Sixty feet of half inch L tubing being rolled out to measure.

Solar Compass

Solar Compass

Trying to find south, compass changes when laid on roof. Wonder if steel under the roof is affecting compass

Compass held in air

Compass held in air

Finding South for the Collector

South Found

South Found

Collector is aimed South

Solar Break

Solar Break

Taking a break, beautiful best day in January

Stuff on the Roof

Stuff on the Roof

Brought these items on roof, but still had to make several trips

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