Solar Heating and You

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    This fact sheet for use with primary school classes describes what solar collectors are and how they work, passive solar rooms, flat-plate collectors, and why one should use solar heating systems. Making a solar air heater is described step-by-step with illustrations. A resource list for both students and teachers is provided for further information.
    Original languageAmerican English
    Number of pages8
    StatePublished - 1994

    Bibliographical note

    Produced for the U.S. Department of Energy by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory

    NREL Publication Number

    • ACNR/MK-15772

    Other Report Number

    • DOE/CH10093-272


    • construction
    • educational tools
    • energy conservation, consumption, and utilization
    • passive solar heating systems
    • pipes
    • solar absorbers
    • solar air heaters
    • solar collectors
    • solar energy
    • thermal insulation
    • vents


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