Passive Solar House Basics

Front Cover
Ancient City Press, Apr 1, 1996 - Architecture - 136 pages
0 Reviews
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.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Related books



18 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References from web pages Books: The Passive Solar House
Title: Passive Solar House Basics Author(s): Peter Van Dresser. Title: The Passive Solar Design and Construction Handbook Author(s): Michael J. Crosbie ... index2.books?rid=37& searchfield=titl& compareop=contains& comparevalue=Passive%20Solar

Full Record
Title, Passive solar house basics / Peter van Dresser. Other Title, Homegrown sundwellings. Author, Van Dresser, Peter. Edition, 1st Ancient City Press ed. ... cgi-bin/ cw_cgi?5100+REDIRX+useDatabase_10_z_1283920

Bibliographic information