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Where i am from -some belfast and cabin parts

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Part of Cat's fall 2010 school presentation

Part of Cat's fall 2010 school presentation

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  • 1. Specifically, I’m going back to Belfast, Maine.
  • 2. More specifically, I’m going back to my cabin! (two miles from downtown and the ocean)
  • 3. Water collection Roof Gutters Pipes
  • 4. Underground  Filter Underground Cistern
  • 5. Getting rainwaterout of the cistern
  • 6. Upstairs water tanks
  • 7. Pumping water to the upstairs tank
  • 8. Upstairs tanks again. This time with water  in them (& a big lobster on  top)!
  • 9. In the winter, the water from the “hot” water tank heats up when it moves through the coils wrapped around the stove pipe.  We also heat  much of our  water in a pot  on the wood  stove. 
  • 10. In the summer, water from the “hot” water tank moves through the solar heater tank (in the grey box). In both summer and winter,  The water moves without a pump. Since heat rises, the hot water moves to the upstairs “hot” water tank by itself.
  • 11. Sunlight heats the water in the solar heater tank
  • 12. The lid to the solar tank keeps the heat in at night and on cloudy days.
  • 13. Water from the upstairs tanks moves by gravity to the shower.The shower is in the  outdoor closet we built last winter.
  • 14. Outhouse with composting toilet
  • 15. Beach chair Skiis Toilet paper ToiletWood shavings Garden tools
  • 16. Trees outside the windows
  • 17. Compost bin
  • 18. Heat for the  And from sunlight house comes  coming in the from the wood  windows.stove.
  • 19. Most of  The the  greenhouse has windows  sliding  glass face south  doors to let in to get the  even more sun’s heat   sunlight.& light.
  • 20. Solar panelsprovide all the electricity
  • 21. Electricity is stored in  car batteries under the bench (for when it’s dark or cloudy).
  • 22. Vent for batteries is behind back of bench
  • 23. Our refrigerator looks like a chest freezer Can you guess why?
  • 24. The refrigerator is in  an outdoor closet(it’s behind the white door). Can you guess why it’s  not in the house?
  • 25. You’re welcome to visit, &If you write to me, I’ll write back!

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