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Old 07-29-2016, 11:08 AM   #31 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by elhigh View Post
I think I saw this on Ecorenovator: take a conventional dryer, create a sealed plenum around its air intake on the back, and route a duct from that up to the attic space. Sucks in the solar-heated air from the attic, uses it productively and then ejects it from the house. In the same exchange, cooler fresh air is actively pulled into the attic via the gable vent.
Now that's a genius idea.

Probably want to add a big filter to the attic side of intake to cut down on dust getting into your clothes though

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Old 07-29-2016, 01:44 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by elhigh View Post
I have found that hanging pants to dry upside down keeps them in better condition. You can dry the creases right in where they belong and skip ironing on nicer slacks.
Creases? Obviously a significant cultural difference here :-)

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