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Solar Walls, Trombe Walls, & Passive Solar Heating 101

April 28th, 2018 | by James Ayre

Solar walls, glazed solar collectors, and so-called Trombe walls are all different types of passive solar heating technologies based around the use of materials meant to absorb solar radiation (generally, dark-colored materials since dark colors absorb the heat better) and thermal mass. The end goal is to provide space heating, and often ventilation as well



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