29 Jun '12, 2pm

Passive Solar Heating: Using the sun for most of a building's heating needs is in the DNA of green building. But...

Feature from Environmental Building News Passive Solar Heating I was fortunate to have been involved in the glory days of the passive solar energy movement. In the late 1970s I worked in Santa Fe for the New Mexico Solar Energy Association, which was at the epicenter of the burgeoning movement to create buildings that relied on south-facing glass, integrated thermal mass, and carefully designed building geometries to deliver heat in the winter and maintain natural cooling in the summer. We thought we had the answers to the world’s energy woes. It was a heady time. ... To read the complete article, please login below. To continue reading this article, please log in — or, subscribe and get immediate access! Members Login Username Password Remember me on this computer. Forgotten your password? Subscription Options One Year Subscription 12 issues of Environmental Building News...

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