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We’ve all heard of active solar heating and passive solar heating. But many of us really don’t know the difference between the two unless we’ve been in the market to have it installed in our home. Solar heating has always had the reputation for being expensive to install and not worth it unless we planned to remain in our homes for the long haul. But today’s urgency to conserve energy and save our planet has brought the levels of interest in solar heating to all time highs.
What exactly is the difference between active and passive solar heating? When are passive solar heating systems normally installed in a home? Which of the two types of heating systems require extensive pre-planning and architectural design of the home? For what purposes can solar heating be utilized? What are the two types of active solar heating? Here is where we answer those very basic questions.
And exactly how much is a solar heating system worth when you decide to sell your house? While the jury is still largely out on this question, the answers are bound to become more specific as time passes because the direct cost of electricity or gas are increasing all the time. And the need for energy grows by leaps and bounds every day. And as demand rises, so do the direct costs. Here’s your opportunity to receive a clear introduction to both types of solar heating – passive and active.
Air based solar space heating is an active form of solar heating. To create an air-based solar heating system, you first need a method to collect and store the sun’s heat. Solar collectors absorb the sun’s energy and then transfer the heat to an air-h… Read more »
Passive solar heating is used in south facing homes and is lower in cost because it's efficient maintenance and operation.… Read more »
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