active solar energy system

active solar energy system

A building subsystem in which solar energy is collected and is transferred predominantly by mechanical equipment (fans, pumps) powered by energy not derived from solar radiation. Compare with passive solar energy system.
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For instance, the center will make use of passive solar energy, but it won't include an active solar energy system such as photovoltaic panels to generate electricity.
In the Active solar energy systems for achieve and transmit energy, the electrical and mechanical systems are used.

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