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How to Build a Passive Solar Home with EcoHome, the Green Building Resource
Passive solar home design

Passive solar home construction

...passive solar home design & ConstructioN Here This is the first in a series of videos on passive solar home construction, we begin with passive solar desig...

Passive solar home design
Passive solar home design

Passive solar home design

...passive solar design features into their homes for thousands of years. Active solar refers to any system of solar panels whether it be photovoltaic power g...

B.C.’s First Passive House
Passive House

B.C.’s First Passive House Opens Its Doors for Public Viewing on Saturday, April 14, 2012.

...passive solar design and orientation of homes is anything but new. Solar heat collection is a technique that has been used in home construction for thousands of...

The concepts of passive solar heating and cooling
Passive solar home design

Passive house and passive solar - free heat for homes

...Passive heating and cooling © Ecohome The first thing to understand is that there are two kinds of solar collection in home design - active and passive....

Where to place solar panels
Renewable energy

Where to place solar panels

...passive solar , which is about home orientation and window design to passively heat your home, or active solar which involves mechanical solar panel systems. ...

Photovoltaic solar panels
Renewable energy

Solar heating and energy generation

...Passive solar heating Passive solar heating is the concept of using home design and orientation to collect heat directly from the sun. No panels, no wires,...

Solar Radiant Heated Floor Slab Kit
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

Solar heated radiant floor with radiant heated hot water

...Passive Solar Homes , ZNE, PNE, LEED & Passive House projects. Solar radiant air-heated floor © Ecohome Generating solar domestic hot water when...

North Park Passive House Vancouver Island
Passive House

The North Park Passive House on Vancouver Island

...Passive House on Vancouver Island, a duplex shared with our son Mark’s family, convinced us that the market in Victoria was ready for Passive House market condo...

Transparent solar power producing windows
Renewable energy

transparent solar panels

...solar energy. In a world of passive, self-sustaining mini-power stations, would the need for fossil fuel actually evaporate along with the need for a power cord...

Passive House

The Un-certified but 'Damn Near' Passive House.

...passive house' refers to an extremely high performing energy efficient home, in the sense that the heating and cooling is largely passive. To achieve this, home...

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 ...

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