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Storage of Solar Hot Air

Is there a simple, effective way to store heat from a hot air collector for 12-36 hours? I live in Montana in a 30-year-old, passive/active solar residence. The very effective, 600 SF, active, air…Continue

Started Dec 17, 2010

 

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Storage of Solar Hot Air

Is there a simple, effective way to store heat from a hot air collector for 12-36 hours? I live in Montana in a 30-year-old, passive/active solar residence. The very effective, 600 SF, active, air collector was linked to a large rock storage bin which never stored heat at a temperature high enough for use 12-36 hours later. On sunny days in Montana the passive features heat the house adequately. If I run the active collector heat into the house at the same time, it becomes unbearably…See More
Dec 17, 2010
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George Mattson Architect
Professional Certification
Licensed Architect, State of Montana
Professional Interests
Passive Solar, Active Solar
Active Air Collectors,
One to Two Day Storage of Heat from Active Air Collector

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