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Title: Smart, passive sun facing surfaces

Abstract

An article adapted for selectively utilizing solar radiation comprises an absorptive surface and a reflective surface, the absorptive surface and the reflective surface oriented to absorb solar radiation when the sun is in a relatively low position, and to reflect solar radiation when the sun is in a relatively high position. 17 figs.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lockheed Martin Energy Syst Inc
OSTI Identifier:
224976
Patent Number(s):
5,511,537
Application Number:
PAN: 8-241,983
Assignee:
Martin Marietta Energy Systems, Inc., Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-84OR21400
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 30 Apr 1996
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; PASSIVE SOLAR HEATING SYSTEMS; DESIGN; SOLAR ABSORBERS; SOLAR REFLECTORS; ABSORPTION; REFLECTION; DIFFUSE SOLAR RADIATION; OPERATION

Citation Formats

Hively, L M. Smart, passive sun facing surfaces. United States: N. p., 1996. Web.
Hively, L M. Smart, passive sun facing surfaces. United States.
Hively, L M. Tue . "Smart, passive sun facing surfaces". United States.
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