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[WATCH]: Passive Solar Simplified 4; Green home strategies A

[WATCH]: Passive Solar Simplified 4; Green home strategies A | Let the sunshine in | Scoop.it
Architect Thomas Doerr shows just what you need to know about passive solar home design to save over 80% of your home's heating and cooling bills.
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In praise of Martin Holladay: Musings of An Energy Nerd — Retro ...

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He built his first passive solar house in northern Vermont in 1974, and has lived off the grid since 1975.” Yes, Martin has mad home building skills ...
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The Passive Solar House: Using Solar Design to Heat and Cool ...

The Passive Solar House: Using Solar Design to Heat and Cool ... | Let the sunshine in | Scoop.it
Whether you are adopting the model developed by Jim Kachadorian or using another designer's layout and plan, The Passive Solar House will provide you with pragmatic, immediately applicable solar design advice that is usable in any region or climate.
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Improving Your Home With Solar - The Good Human

Improving Your Home With Solar - The Good Human | Let the sunshine in | Scoop.it
Passive Solar Building Designs. This article naturally starts out with passive solar building designs. What we mean by passive is that there is no outside work required for these systems to work. What are passive designs?
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Learn Design passive solar House-your 5 key ingredients for ...

If you are thinking about designing your own passive home, incorporate some elements or a reconstruction of an existing home, passive solar House design will save money, improve our environment, and provide a healthier ...
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Watsonville Family Gets Home Makeover from PG&E - Patch.com

Watsonville Family Gets Home Makeover from PG&EPatch.comA Watsonville family benefited from Energy House Calls, a pilot PG&E campaign that shows real home energy "makeovers" and demonstrates how families can save energy and money.
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Ways You Can Use Solar Power To Heat Your Water - Consumer ...

Buying energy-efficient light bulbs is a great way to save money and use green energy in your home. These light ... Passive solar homes collect sunlight through specially-designed roofs, walls, windows, and flooring.
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How To Implement Green Energy Strategies In Your Home | Bob ...

How To Implement Green Energy Strategies In Your Home | Bob ... | Let the sunshine in | Scoop.it
Using a solar water heater to warm your water with the energy of the sun works to save money and energy. However, you ... Passive solar power uses the heat of the sun to hold thermal energy within your home.
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Beautiful LEED Platinum building shines on Yale campus | AtisSun ...

Beautiful LEED Platinum building shines on Yale campus | AtisSun ... | Let the sunshine in | Scoop.it
It uses various methods of sustainable building practices, ranging from passive solar design to a clever ventilation system within the building. Kroon Hall is insulated with a 50 percent recycled concrete called blast slag.
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The Passive Solar House: Using Solar Design to Heat and Cool ...

The Passive Solar House: Using Solar Design to Heat and Cool ... | Let the sunshine in | Scoop.it
Whether you are adopting the model developed by Jim Kachadorian or using another designer's layout and plan, The Passive Solar House will provide you with pragmatic, immediately applicable solar design advice that is usable in ....
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Daylighting Systems and their Importance to Any Green Home

Daylighting Systems and their Importance to Any Green Home | Let the sunshine in | Scoop.it
But while a daylighting system in theory can save up to 70% in lighting costs (ideally, since the only time you would have to use lighting would be from dusk to midnight), the application of the system and its design in ...
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Green Curtains make passive energy efficiency popular in Japan - Hydrogen Fuel News

Green Curtains make passive energy efficiency popular in Japan - Hydrogen Fuel News | Let the sunshine in | Scoop.it
Hydrogen Fuel NewsGreen Curtains make passive energy efficiency popular in JapanHydrogen Fuel NewsThe company, which is a leading producer of solar power systems with a keen interest in energy efficiency, has taken to growing what it calls “green...
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About “People's Design” | People's Design & Solar Inspiration

And we use common, often inexpensive, materials. Click here to watch a silent, 3-minute video explaining “passive solar” design and retrofit: http://peoplesdesign.info/Video_Introduction.html. We like to save money – to spend ...
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[WATCH]: Passive Solar Simplified 4; Green home strategies A

[WATCH]: Passive Solar Simplified 4; Green home strategies A | Let the sunshine in | Scoop.it
Architect Thomas Doerr shows just what you need to know about passive solar home design to save over 80% of your home's heating and cooling bills.
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Why A Small Investment In Green Energy Will Pay Off Big | Voooz.com

Why A Small Investment In Green Energy Will Pay Off Big | Voooz.com | Let the sunshine in | Scoop.it
Passive solar power uses the heat of the sun to hold thermal energy within your home. TIP! There are a lot ... Also, using your dryer less will save you money in energy costs on your utility bills each month.
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Zero Energy Design® Home – Narrated 3-Minute Video Clip » Solar ...

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Zero Energy Design® passive solar heating and cooling can eliminate the need for an expensive central heating or cooling system in most locations. A Zero Energy Design® home may optionally be energy independent ...
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The Many Possibilities of Using DIY Solar Power | Made4Energy

The Many Possibilities of Using DIY Solar Power | Made4Energy | Let the sunshine in | Scoop.it
You can make the most of solar energy with DIY solar power projects that you can do around your home to save money and create a positive impact on the environment. ...
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Passive Solar Energy ...

Advantages and Disadvantages of Passive Solar Energy ... | Let the sunshine in | Scoop.it
However, it is important to keep in mind that although passive solar design uses simpler means to take advantage of the sun's energy, it has its limitations and drawbacks–primarily that it takes a lot of planning and strategic design, and could...
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DIY Garage Solar Heating and Lighting Doors

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SOLAR ATTIC FANS REMOVE THE HEAT SAVE MONEY ELECTRICITY NEW IN THE BOX ...
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Passive solar homes 'way of the future' - The Guardian Charlottetown

Passive solar homes 'way of the future' - The Guardian Charlottetown | Let the sunshine in | Scoop.it
The Guardian CharlottetownPassive solar homes 'way of the future'The Guardian CharlottetownFather Stephen Allen, his wife Tracey and builder Danny Rochon, Yorktown Construction in front of the Allen's passive solar house the Covehead Road.
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How To Convert Your Home To Green Energy | Green Energy Blog

By using green energy, you can not only help save the environment, but also save money too! This article will illustrate ... Passive solar power is more basic and simply uses your home in its existing state as heat storage.
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REGION: Pennington architect designs passive houses ...

With these significant savings, passive houses can present an important, sustainable, money saving alternative to both conventionally heated and cooled homes and to houses using solar or geothermal systems.
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Net Zero Homes: A Step Towards Eliminating Energy Bills | Chase ...

Net Zero Homes: A Step Towards Eliminating Energy Bills | Chase ... | Let the sunshine in | Scoop.it
In passive solar building design, windows, walls, and floors are made to collect, store, and distribute solar energy in the form of heat in the winter and reject solar heat in the summer.
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Save Money And The Earth With These Green Energy Tips ...

Save Money And The Earth With These Green Energy Tips ... | Let the sunshine in | Scoop.it
Save Money And The Earth With These Green Energy Tips ... Passive solar power ranges from obtaining windows angled to collect southern sun exposure to houses that are heated completely with the use of the sun.
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nuns 'preserve God's creation' - Toledo Blade

nuns 'preserve God's creation' - Toledo Blade | Let the sunshine in | Scoop.it
Toledo Bladenuns 'preserve God's creation'Toledo Blade“You can talk about passive energy and insulation and how to use solar power, but people need to see it,” said Sister Jane Frances Omlor, the driving force behind the home named Little Portion...
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