These days, with extended daylight and sunny weather, the solar hot air heaters – Cansolair – are going all out. They work very simply and directly in the following way:
A couple of very small fans pull cold air out of the ground floor of the lodge and run it through 2 panels mounted on the outside of the lodge. Inside the panels, the cold air passes through a series of cans heated by the sun. In the process, the air itself is heated. A second small fan blows hot air back into one of the guest rooms and into the Bistro kitchen – and voila!
The best thing about it? Cansolair is made from recycled material – beer and pop cans. Can’t beat that!