Gas Turned Off? Living off-grid? Try this hot-water solution!


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In Brazil, where utility costs have soared out of sight, creative folks are finding  ways to crimp on costs.  This simple alcohol powered water heater is one of those devices.  Just add alcohol to the tray below the copper coils, and allow the flames to heat the water.  Turn on and enjoy!  It may not heat as much as you would like for the entire flow of water, but it definitely makes a difference!

Slide the lower tray to the side.

Add alcohol to the tray

Light the alcohol and close the tray

Turn on the water and take a hot shower!  

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