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The Solar House: Passive Heating and Cooling: 10 Paperback – 1 Jan 1990

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  • Paperback: 286 pages
  • Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Co; First printing of this edition edition (1 Jan. 1990)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1931498121
  • ISBN-13: 978-1931498128
  • Product Dimensions: 20.4 x 1.8 x 25.4 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 895,214 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"An excellent guide for embracing ecologically-friendly living."--Midwest Book Review


This text presents a relatively nontechnical description of passive solar heating and cooling principles that can be used in the construction of homes heated and cooled simply through the absorption or dissipation of sunlight. The author, who has designed a number of these homes, discusses region-specific design strategies, the integration of envir

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Maya Man
5.0 out of 5 stars... in VT that I was able to design a super energy efficient passive solar heated house in northern VT ...
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Kevin McCormick
2.0 out of 5 starsVery light weight book
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4.0 out of 5 starsIt has good information but I wished it had more color pictures
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Lance B. Sjogren
5.0 out of 5 starsEnergy Efficient Home Design
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R. McKown
4.0 out of 5 starsGood overview of passive solar designs
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