Active Solar Heating

Diagram of a house with a combined solar domestic hot water and space heating system (“combisystem”) (www.estif.org) Active solar energy is more complex and requires mechanical devices to capture, store and convert the…

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Passive Solar Space Heating

Picture: westernwashingtonsolar.com Space heating means heating the space inside a building. Passive solar space heating relies on incorporating building features that absorb heat and then release it slowly to maintain the temperature within…

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Solar Heating Systems

Solar heating can be used to heat the space in homes and buildings or to heat the water. There are two basic types of solar heating systems: passive solar heating and active solar…

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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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Solar Energy: from Sun to Earth

It takes millions of years for the energy in the sun’s core to make its way to the solar surface, and then just a little over eight minutes to travel the 93 million…

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What Does Solar Energy Mean and How It is Generate?

Let’s begin with some basic information about solar energy. Solar energy is one of the three main renewable sources of energy along with hidropower and wind energy. The word “Solar” is the Latin…

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