Passive Solar Energy Designs

Here are a few video clips which show how to take maximum advantage of the sun’s light and heat using passive solar energy designs:

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Passive Solar, Active Solar and Photovoltaics

There are three different ways to harness the sun’s energy: passive solar, using architectural design and natural materials to absorb the sun’s energy; active solar, utilizing the sun’s heat by means of solar…

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Solar Energy and the Ancient World

Energy from the sun has been used by people for centuries. As early as the 7th century B.C., ancient people used simple magnifying glasses to concentrate the light of the sun into beams…

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