agricultural applications

By: Solar Drying  09-12-2011
Keywords: Air Heating, Solar Air Heating, Solarwall

The transpired solar collector; SolarWall solar air heating technology for agriculture applications (solar crop drying, solar process drying, solar barn;piggeries, chicken coups, etc)

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"To dry the nuts, I need air that’s 110F, so if ambient is 80F, then I need a 30 degree heat gain. I’ve got 600,000 cu. ft./min. of air to heat, so at night, when things cool down here, I use a lot of natural gas! I looked for ways to reduce my energy costs and found SolarWall. Now there are times when I don’t need to run natural gas at all because I’m getting enough heat from the SolarWall panels on the roof to shut off the burners.. What I like about it [SolarWall], it’s simple. There’s no maintenance, no moving parts. Once you set it up it’s real simple."
-Ron Keyawa, Keyawa Orchards

Keywords: Air Heating, Solar Air Heating, Solar Crop Drying, SOLAR PROCESS, Solarwall,

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