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Better Home Heating and Generator Systems

Student: Kelsey Keddy

District/Region: Halifax Region

Event: 2011 Canada-Wide Science Fair

Grade 11 - Halifax Grammar School

Using a 27 foot long dual inner pipe system, this invention allows for the recuperation of lost heat from home generator systems. As the exhaust passes through the inner pipe, water is pushed through 3 water jackets extracting the heat as it follows throughout the system. The water becomes heated and can be used in many practical applications. This means that mechanical energy is being generated from thermal loss. By increasing the efficiency of systems, fewer must be run, reducing overall emissions. As the exhaust cools, it forms particulates within the system preventing them from entering the atmosphere.
  • Excellence Award - Senior - Silver Medal
  • University of Ottawa Entrance Scholarship $1000
  • Western University Entrance Scholarship $1000
Total: $2,300




Kelsey Keddy

Kelsey Keddy - Better Home Heating and Generator Systems

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