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Title: Passive solar progress: a simplified guide to the 3rd national passive solar conference

Some of the concepts and practices that have come to be known as passive solar heating and cooling are introduced, and a current picture of the field is presented. Much of the material presented is derived from papers given at the 3rd National Passive Solar Conference held in San Jose, California in January 1979 and sponsored by the US Department of Energy. Extracts and data from these papers have been integrated in the text with explanatory and descriptive material. In this way, it is attempted to present technical information in an introductory context. Topics include design considerations, passive and hybrid systems and applications, sizing methods and performance prediction, and implementation issues. A glossary is included. (WHK)
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6774374
Report Number(s):
DOE/CS/30046-01
DOE Contract Number:
FG01-79CS30046
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
Northern California Solar Energy Association, Mountain View (USA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; PASSIVE SOLAR COOLING SYSTEMS; REVIEWS; PASSIVE SOLAR HEATING SYSTEMS; ATTACHED GREENHOUSES; BUILDINGS; CLIMATES; DESIGN; DIRECT GAIN SYSTEMS; ECONOMICS; EVAPORATIVE COOLING; FINANCIAL INCENTIVES; GREENHOUSES; HEAT STORAGE; HEAT TRANSFER; PERFORMANCE; RADIATIVE COOLING; ROCK BEDS; ROOF PONDS; SIZE; TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT; TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER; THERMAL INSULATION; THERMOSYPHON EFFECT; TROMBE WALLS; WATER WALLS; CONVECTION; COOLING; DOCUMENT TYPES; ENERGY STORAGE; ENERGY TRANSFER; EQUIPMENT; HEATING SYSTEMS; PONDS; SOLAR COLLECTORS; SOLAR COOLING SYSTEMS; SOLAR EQUIPMENT; SOLAR HEATING SYSTEMS; SOLAR PONDS; STORAGE; WALLS 140901* -- Solar Thermal Utilization-- Space Heating & Cooling; 299001 -- Energy Planning & Policy-- Solar-- (1989-)