Assessing Climate to Improve Solar Design

    Research output: NRELBrochure


    This fact sheet complements the fact sheet on passive solar design, and provides information on how sunlight, weather patterns, and microclimates affect the performance of solar energy systems and designs.
    Original languageAmerican English
    Number of pages8
    StatePublished - 2001

    NREL Publication Number

    • NREL/BR-810-28419

    Other Report Number

    • DOE/GO-102001-1171


    • climatic design
    • microclimates
    • passive solar
    • solar design
    • solar radiation
    • solar resource assessment


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