Effective DIY Passive Solar Heating Methods

Posted: January 31st, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Solar Energy | Tags: , , | No Comments »

here is some tips that you can Do It Your Self to optimize the usage of Passive solar heating method:

  • well insulated buildings minimize the heating losses to the outdoor.
  • you should have responsive , efficient heating system.
  • the building should face south and the glazing should be concentrated on the south side ,this means that the living rooms should be in the southern side of the house , and the little used rooms like the bathroom should be in the northern side on the house.
  • you should avoid over shading from other buildings to benefit from the mid winter sun.
  • your house should be thermally massive , to avoid overheating in the sunny terms.

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