Sunlight through the year for use in passive solar design
Passive solar house plans – Thinking of building any passive solar house; you need to know several basics concerning solar houses. There are 2 types of solar homes: passive solar and lively solar. Passive solar structures lure the energy from your sun through the use of certain house design strategies. Active solar houses also lure …
This Passive-Solar House Gives Us Warm Fuzzies
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Solar-powered Bush House exemplifies chic eco-friendly living in the Australian outback
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Passively heat your home in the winter, and have fresh veggies year round.
A Trombe wall is a passive solar building technique where a wall is built on the winter sun side of a building with a glass external layer and a high heat capacity internal layer separated by a layer of air. Heat in close to UV spectrum passes through the glass almost unhindered then is absorbed by the wall that then re-radiates in the far infrared spectrum which does not pass back through the glass easily, hence heating the inside of the building.
winter plan... example of passive solar house plan designed and built by elaine meinel supkis 2000 ~ culture of lifestyles... detailed explanation in the article
Morphology of Passive Solar Design
Morphology of Passive Solar Design. Click through for a chart showing efficient architectural designs optimized for various latitudes.
passive solar/thermal heat gain for the house as well as food, nice.
Using water as a "solar Mass" to trap heat. A passive solar system. also a sweet indoor outdoor pool.