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Title: New England style passive solar

Abstract

There are homeowners throughout New England who planned for and built homes that allow them to avoid the sting of winter's high heating bills. These climate-responsive homes rely on passive solar heating, cooling and lighting. An example of such a climate-responsive/passive solar house is the home that Arthur and Terry Becker build on 6 beautiful acres (2.4 hectares) of rolling farm and woodland southeast of Andover, Connecticut, in 1981. They worked very closely with their designer, Al Eggan of K.T. Lear and Associates, to ensure that they would never have to pay for home heating oil, and that they would enjoy a level of year-round comfort that they had not experienced in conventionally built homes.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lightly Treading, Energy and Design, Denver, CO (US)
OSTI Identifier:
20080318
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 20080318
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Solar Today
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 14; Journal Issue: 3; Other Information: PBD: May-Jun 2000; Journal ID: ISSN 1042-0630
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; SOLAR ARCHITECTURE; PASSIVE SOLAR HEATING SYSTEMS; THERMAL INSULATION; EARTH BERMS; ENERGY EXPENSES; ENERGY CONSERVATION; CONNECTICUT

Citation Formats

Kriescher, P. New England style passive solar. United States: N. p., 2000. Web.
Kriescher, P. New England style passive solar. United States.
Kriescher, P. Thu . "New England style passive solar". United States.
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title = {New England style passive solar},
author = {Kriescher, P.},
abstractNote = {There are homeowners throughout New England who planned for and built homes that allow them to avoid the sting of winter's high heating bills. These climate-responsive homes rely on passive solar heating, cooling and lighting. An example of such a climate-responsive/passive solar house is the home that Arthur and Terry Becker build on 6 beautiful acres (2.4 hectares) of rolling farm and woodland southeast of Andover, Connecticut, in 1981. They worked very closely with their designer, Al Eggan of K.T. Lear and Associates, to ensure that they would never have to pay for home heating oil, and that they would enjoy a level of year-round comfort that they had not experienced in conventionally built homes.},
doi = {},
journal = {Solar Today},
issn = {1042-0630},
number = 3,
volume = 14,
place = {United States},
year = {2000},
month = {6}
}