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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 ...

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

Solar heated radiant floor with radiant heated hot water for a site with problem soil - expansive clay

...solar-heated air into the thermal battery which is the concrete slab floor. Solar air-heated radiant floor slab on grade forming kit © Ecohome S...

Solar thermal collectors

Product of the month: Solar water heater with overheating protection

...solar thermal heat collection. Read more here. Purchase: You can purchase individual solar components separately, but buying a pre-engineered solar th...

heat pumps in tandem with heat pump hot water tanks
Hot water

Increased efficiency with heat pumps working in tandem

...heater that offers you only a 1 to 1 ratio. The Voltex water heater from AO Smith is an air-to-water heat pump which extracts heat from the air to generate hot ...

Hydronic heating system
Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized

Hydronic heating

...solar in the future. Solar water heating is much less expensive than solar power generation (photovoltaic) . New homes can be made 'solar ready' which is v...

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

Air-heated radiant floors

...solar air heaters, which are less risky (and less expensive) than thermal-solar hydronic heaters. ...

Solar panels power the Kenogami House in Saguenay, Quebec
Renewable energy

The Kenogami House: Energy systems at the cutting edge of innovation

...air-to-air heat pump that extracts heat from outside air to heat inside air, and an air-to-water heat pump. The air to water heat pump extracts heat from ambien...

Thermal batteries for passive solar design
Efficient home design

Thermal batteries: how to passively store heat

...solar thermal collectors. Applications for thermal batteries: If you had a heat-collecting solar panel (directly heating air or liquid...

Swimming Pool Heating - Save energy & money & be Eco-friendly as possible Tips
Natural swimming pools and ponds

Heating a Swimming Pool - Top 10 Cost-Efficient & Eco-friendly ways to heat a pool

...solar panels. Solar heating is essentially free (there are some small increases in electricity for the costs of pumping water through larger solar panels, but i...

Electric Heaters - is heating with electric an eco-friendly option?
Heating with electricity

Heating with electricity

...air intake through the bottom. Electric convection heaters: A convection heater is similar to a baseboard heater, but with a fan attached. So aga...

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