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Thermal batteries for passive solar design
Efficient home design

Thermal batteries: how to passively store heat

...thermal battery? Thermal mass of any kind can by definition be called a thermal battery, as it has the ability to store heat. In the context of a house, th...

Product of the month: Aquion’s Aqueous Hybrid Ion saltwater home batte
Renewable energy

Aquion’s saltwater home battery

...battery is the need for twice as many to meet your demand. The absence of rare earth metals in the Aquion saltwater battery eliminates the need for extr...

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

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

...thermal battery. The ultimate goal during the design of this home was to eliminate the need for a supplementary heating system. The primary heat source is ...

Solar thermal collectors

All about solar thermal collectors

...thermal solar is useful, so we will outline the options. Evacuated tube solar thermal collectors: Solar thermal collector © Viessmann This ...

Solar thermal collectors

Product of the month: Solar water heater with overheating protection

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

Efficient home design

Phase change building materials - natural heat storage in buildings

...Thermal Core That said, here's how Thermal Core works - as the air temperature warms the drywall to the melting point of the Micronal beads, they change...

Ssolar air heater
Solar thermal collectors

All about solar air heaters - DIY or purchased

...thermal mass included for heat storage, you will likely need an additional heat source. Storing solar heat (thermal batteries): If you incorporate the...

Passive Solar Home design at it's best - Kenogami House - EcoHome
Passive solar home design

Ecohome Kenogami House wins Home of the Year Award

...thermal battery that will work in conjunction with the air-to-water heat pump, which can store approximately 10 times the heat by volume as water. As this ...

Photovoltaic solar panels
Renewable energy

Solar heating and energy generation

...thermal heating and solar water heaters This refers to using solar panels to absorb heat in a liquid (mix of glycol and water) and redistribute it througho...

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

...thermal battery which is the concrete slab floor. Solar air-heated radiant floor slab on grade forming kit © Ecohome Solar air heating panels ar...

Prefab frost-protected shallow foundation insulated form kit
Slab on Grade

Raft slabs - How to build Insulated Frost Protected shallow foundations (FPSF) on problem soils

...thermal battery by storing and releasing heat , which helps balance temperatures in both summer and winter. Such quantities of heated thermal mass inside t...

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