Solar Heating Balance of System Components

Winston Series CPC Collector


Solar Hydronic Check Valves, Differential Thermostats


Viessmann Solar Water Heating System


Solar Pumping Components


Stiebel Eltron SOL 25 and Storage Tank


Phoenix Solar Water Heater


Schüco Solar Electric Backup Storage Tanks


FlexSure Flexible Stainless Steel Tubing Systems


Solar Heating Balance of System Components

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Direct-Gain Passive Solar Heating

A way to heat a house without combustion, electricity, or moving parts

Posted on Feb 23 2011 by Alex Wilson

Over the past two weeks I've written about two relatively obscure passive solar heating strategies: isolated gain using sunspaces; and indirect gain using a Trombe walls. This week I'll cover a far more common and cost-effective approach: direct-gain.


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