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Solar thermal collectors

Product of the month: Solar water heater with overheating protection

...all low-flow shower heads and fixtures than it will to buy an extra panel to meet all your hot water needs. Solar installation angle: Most residential...

Ssolar air heater
Solar thermal collectors

All about solar air heaters - DIY or purchased

...solar air heaters work: Solar air heater diagram © Ecohome The above diagram indicates the basic concept of a solar air heater, and while there ...

Solar panel reflectors
Solar photovoltaic

Using reflectors to increase the yield of solar panels

...solar panel installation contractor All about solar batteries for home power storage Choosing between a solar tracker or fixed solar mount

Solar thermal collectors

All about solar thermal collectors

...solar thermal collector? A photovoltaic (PV) solar collector converts solar radiation into electricity, but a solar thermal collector is much simpler than ...

Hydro towers
Heating with electricity

Heating with electricity

...heaters or boilers for hydronic radiant floors all fall within the category of ‘electric heat’, and are all equally efficient on a BTU per watt basis. They are ...

Air-heated radiant concrete floor
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

Air-heated radiant floors

...allation simple and quick. Systems can be used in conjunction with thermal-solar air heaters, which are less risky (and less expensive) than thermal-solar h...

Heating an off-grid home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Off-grid heating systems

...about fixing the problems for the future. What we installed initially Radiant floor boiler © Craig Anderson We installed a hydronic heating system powered by a ...

Off-grid leed home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Off-grid living blog post 4: appliances, mechanical and other systems

...ally all the comforts of on-grid living, as long as one is careful about making choices. Two trends have allowed this to happen. First, equipment for solar...

High efficiency wood stoves
Wood stove and biomass heat

Heating with wood and biomass fuel

...alled by a professional. Install a dedicated cold air intake for your stove, otherwise your stove will feed on warm inside air which will be replaced by col...

Decentralized Energy Generation for LEED, Passive House & Green Homes
Renewable energy

Which is the Best Type of Home Energy Generation for Green Homes?

...all the Canadian provinces and a solar panel price would be fairly constant nationally, it also makes less financial sense for someone in Quebec to install a so...

Ecohome's Kenogami House 'The Most Resilient Home in North America'
Concept, design and architecture

Resilient design features for new home construction

...all is energy-efficient and airtight, with an airspace between wall structures and exterior cladding to allow walls to dry and allow us to Install windows and d...

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