solar house


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solar house

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A house having heat-absorbing material behind large glass areas, designed to use solar radiation for heating.
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Noun1.solar house - a house designed to use solar radiation for heatingsolar house - a house designed to use solar radiation for heating; usually has large areas of glass in front of heat-absorbing materials
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
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Finding a lot with southern orientation for my passive solar house was a prerequisite.
Subsequently, the Prototype Solar House (PSH) was built in Kuala Lumpur as a part of the Industry Research and Grant Scheme (IGS) Project.
Dear Henri: We have a passive solar house built during the "first'' energy crisis in the '70s in Shelburne, Vt.
The Solar House, which is set in two acres in Great Glen, Leicestershire, was completed last week and is thought to be the first new build home to be entirely heated by the sun's energy all year round.
In their Spo'pi presentation, Shawna Cunningham and Lorna Crowshoe talked about the solar house now located on campus that they helped build and design.
The photo of a passive solar house, for example, has a caption about lots of windows letting in a lot of light and therefore needing less energy from non-renewable sources.
A sampling of topics: the impact of infrastructure investment to coordinated urban and rural development in China, passive solar house design strategy in the north-east of China, renewal transformation of existing urban buildings, the use of industrial wastes in Ceramsite for construction, an analysis of earth folk houses along Shandong Canal, soil moisture conserving irrigation under straw mulching, and intelligent lighting system research and design.
With Mars now in the area known as your 12th Solar House, deep seated angers are stirred.
The Solar House is completely energy self-sufficient, gaining energy from the sun through photovoltaic cells and solar thermal panels on the roof.
Maximal potential use of solar energy is demonstrated by a number of unconventional projects, such as the pilot project "Rotating solar house Heliotrope" in Freiburg.
The first article by Candanedo and Athienitis presents a new predictive control methodology for a solar house with radiant floor heating (direct solar gains) and a solar source heat pump (building-integrated photovoltaic/thermal system).