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DIY Project: SolaRoof Kelowna 2020, Update 3 – Golden Beans, Potatoes and CAD Drawing Board

A lot of fun today with picking beans (with some beans in golden color), digging potatoes with two sweet potatoes, and most importantly coming back to the CAD drawing board to walk through the next step – converting existing single layer greenhouse into double layer SolaRoof bubble greenhouse. More details on a better bubble generator…

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DIY Project: SolaRoof Kelowna 2020, Update 2

The possibility of converting the existing 50 gallon barrels to soap water tanks for the SolaRoof system. It turns out that there are at least 3 full barrels there, buried half way in the ground, that we can use. There is also a half barrel place on the ground that we can also use. Two…

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DIY Project: SolaRoof Kelowna 2020, Update 1

You can watch the following video right away or browse down for reasons why we start this DIY project. When Richard Nelson, the inventor of SolaRoof, discussed with me how to design the smallest form of SolaRoof, I came up with a special name for it, PyraPOD. It literally means “Fire in the middle of…

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Fresh Start!

OK, we have started this website from scratch to showcase and educate the general public about PyraPOD, the smallest version of SolaRoof, to capture and store solar thermal energy in a pyramid structure. Stay tuned for more contents!