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2 edition of Solar homes for the Pacific northwest found in the catalog.

Solar homes for the Pacific northwest

Don Corson

Solar homes for the Pacific northwest

by Don Corson

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Published by Richland Operations Office in Richland, WA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar energy -- Northwest, Pacific -- Passive systems.,
  • Solar houses -- Northwest, Pacific -- Design and construction.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPassive solar homes for the Pacific northwest.
    Statementprepared for the U.S. Department of Energy, Seattle Office, Richland Operations Office ; prepared by Oregon Appropriate Technology ; Don Corson, writer.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy. Richland Operations Office., Oregon Appropriate Technology (Firm)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 p. :
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17662743M

      Pacific Northwest prefab homes: Prefabulous World ideas for tiny houses and bigger Windows were positioned for optimal solar gain and privacy. Keep it local. We are an owner operated company providing high quality energy solutions to the North Bay Area. In addition to numerous energy efficient home improvements, we specialize in the design, installation, and maintenance of turnkey, grid-connected, solar PV power systems.

    On August 21 , the moon will pass between the earth and the sun, creating a complete solar eclipse, visible in a narrow band across the United States – the first time a total solar eclipse has swept across the continental US from Pacific to Atlantic in nearly a century!


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