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"David, what does that typically cost a square foot at today's pricing? I want your b…"

Tom Mallard replied Jan 31, 2012 to Applied Passive-solar Structural Design

48 Apr 2, 2012
Reply by Bill Bradbury

"Double checking, 5.7kw/day seemed low even for a 12x12 and found that I took 400w/hr…"

Tom Mallard replied Jan 30, 2012 to Applied Passive-solar Structural Design

48 Apr 2, 2012
Reply by Bill Bradbury

"Back to first base David, this is a 12x12 cabin that I'm building not a hypothetical…"

Tom Mallard replied Jan 30, 2012 to Applied Passive-solar Structural Design

48 Apr 2, 2012
Reply by Bill Bradbury

"Well David it's my turn to tell you that you've really missed what I'm doing entirel…"

Tom Mallard replied Jan 30, 2012 to Applied Passive-solar Structural Design

48 Apr 2, 2012
Reply by Bill Bradbury

"Using this online calculator to get approximate losses [http://hyperphysics.phy-astr…"

Tom Mallard replied Jan 30, 2012 to Applied Passive-solar Structural Design

48 Apr 2, 2012
Reply by Bill Bradbury

"OK, a brick house example is fine, since the building isn't able to get much direct …"

Tom Mallard replied Jan 29, 2012 to Applied Passive-solar Structural Design

48 Apr 2, 2012
Reply by Bill Bradbury

"Incident angle affects transmissivity versus absoption in single panes, you're right…"

Tom Mallard replied Jan 28, 2012 to Applied Passive-solar Structural Design

48 Apr 2, 2012
Reply by Bill Bradbury

"David, what if what you have was built in 1975 and the insulation is crappy, crawl-s…"

Tom Mallard replied Jan 28, 2012 to Applied Passive-solar Structural Design

48 Apr 2, 2012
Reply by Bill Bradbury

"Don't think I need a coating really, I can have 12-ft panels if needed but this is o…"

Tom Mallard replied Jan 27, 2012 to Applied Passive-solar Structural Design

48 Apr 2, 2012
Reply by Bill Bradbury

": ) ... seems that way but doesn't actually need a coating, the panes heat up OK wit…"

Tom Mallard replied Jan 27, 2012 to Applied Passive-solar Structural Design

48 Apr 2, 2012
Reply by Bill Bradbury

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