Earth Tubes & Recycling Wasted Heat

University of Alberta Eco-House

Eco-house on the University of Alberta campus

Eco-house Intake pipes


Other Earth Tube projects

By utilizing the Earth’s near constant subterranean temperature to warm or cool air and water is a viable and economical alternative or supplement to conventional heating and cooling systems. The following examples are taken from the multiple Earth Tube projects Lee & de Ridder have designed / implemented and been involved with.

(Left) Earth Tube underground layout (Right) Earth Tube air intake

(Left) underground tube installation (Right) Tube connection to house

(Left) Solar pre-heat tank (Right) Air Intake for Earth Tubes


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