Active solar heating


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Active solar heating

Systems that collect and absorb solar radiation, then transfer the solar heat directly to the interior space or to a storage system, from which the heat is distributed. There are two types of systems: liquid-based and air-based systems. Both air and liquid systems can supplement forced-air systems.
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Direct active solar heating of masonry warm floors has been done in our region dating back at least to the 1950s.
When we returned from our research trip (see the March/April 2003 issue) we went out to the greenhouse and sure enough, even without the active solar heating system installed, the building was warmer than our passive solar house.
n Small spend for big savings by using green technologies like the energy renewables - passive and active solar heating, wind/wave energy, geothermal energy, energy forests, methane from landfill, hydrogen power.