Homemade Solar Powered Air Cooler for $15


Using solar energy to generate heat is something common and widespread among those who live an off-the-grid lifestyle. But what about using solar power to cool your room? Is that even possible? It actually is and it costs less, than you can imagine, as you can make a solar air cooler form only $15. Once your cooler is ready, you can use it as an alternative to the air conditioner and it will be a much more budget friendly “appliance”. The materials you are going to need for your solar air cooler are: foam ice chest, PVC pipe, a fan and a block of ice. For more details about how to assemble your solar air cooler and how it works, we invited you to watch the video below.

This Air Cooling unit produces very cold air. 40F air (in an 84F room). 3 ways to power it: a solar panel, a battery or an automobile (using 12v socket “cig. plug”). great for space cooling (in vehicle or small room). cost $15.00.

$2 ice chest
$2 pvc pipe
$11 12VDC Fan (10w 0.8A)

2 Responses to “Homemade Solar Powered Air Cooler for $15”

  1. Phyllis says:

    You don’t mention where to get the solar panel or what size type of battery. The power source and how to attach it is really important and…..how much each power source costs!

  2. salamov says:

    Great, I think this is an innovative discovery and very useful

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