Passive Solar House Basics

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Ancient City Press, Apr 1, 1996 - Architecture - 136 pages
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Anyone who has been in a solar house, on a cold winter day has felt thearmth and comfort of its natural radiant heat. In 1958, solar pioneer Peteran Dresser built his first solar-heated house, one of the two oldest in thenited States. In this book van Dresser lays out in text and illustration therinciples an owner builder will need to know in siting, designing, buildingnd living in their solar house. Several sample house plans, ideas for solarot water heaters, and plans for solar crop dryers give the solar enthusiasthe basic information they will need to begin plans on their efficient home.his book shows that solar energy can be economically harnessed by simpleeans. Means that are within the grasp of the average homeowner and builder.

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