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The Basics of Passive Solar Home Design

Passive solar is the most cost-effective solar technology available. Take advantage of the sun’s heat and make your home a more comfortable place to live.



A cat lying in the sun is an example of instinctual use of passive solar heating.
Passive solar design helps homes capture and store heat from the sun.
Photo By Andy Mattern
A wall of south-facing windows collects solar heat throughout the day.
Photo By Scott Shigley











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