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An economic analysis of solar water & space heating

United States. Energy Research and Development Administration. Division of Solar Energy.

An economic analysis of solar water & space heating

by United States. Energy Research and Development Administration. Division of Solar Energy.

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Published by Energy Research and Development Administration, Division of Solar Energy : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar heating -- Costs,
  • Solar water heaters

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination74 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14894584M

    Strategic Energy Analysis Center and. 2. Electric Vehicles Program. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Analysis Funding Provided by The United States DOE, Solar Energy Technologies Program. Presented at the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (PVSC) , June 19 , , Seattle, Washington. NREL/PR-6AFile Size: 1MB. Passive Solar Water Heaters: The water heaters covered in this book make a great DIY solar project. For a few hundred dollars and a weekend of labor, you can build one of these solar water heaters. It will pay back its initial cost in a year or two.

    The Solar Thermal Manual provides a good description of the various types of solar water heating systems, as well detailed sections on installation and troubleshooting -- lots of detailed how-to. Very useful. Also, good Installation Pictorials for the entire solar water heating installation. A Solar Hot Water Primer Ken Olson.   KJP performed the economic analysis of household photovoltaic technology. JPO provided the background explanation on how Dish Stirling Systems work and contributed with the economic analysis of concentrated solar power technology. MF participated in the design of the model city and the economic analysis of fossil-based by:

    An economic analysis of solar water & space heating / Energy Research and Development Administration. Division of Solar Energy. Abstract "DSE"Mode of access: Internet Topics: Solar heating. Publisher: Washington: for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. This book reviews the spectrum of economic methods that have been developed from the mids to the mids to analyze the feasibility of solar systems and shows how the use of these techniques has influenced federally sponsored research, development, and demonstration programs. Sunshine may be abundant and free, but converting it into a usable form of energy is expensive.


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