ERIC Number: ED270294
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Climate Fundamentals for Solar Heating.
Conservation and Renewable Energy Inquiry and Referral Service (DOE), Silver Spring, MD.
The design of any solar heating system is influenced heavily by climate; in this bulletin, information on climate as related to solar heating is as related to solar heating is provided. Topics discussed include: (1) solar radiation; (2) degree days; (3) climate and calculations which make use of solar radiation and degree days; and (4) microclimate. Also included are two methods for calculating solar energy, sources of climatic information, and other sources of information. (JN)
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Conservation and Renewable Energy Inquiry and Referral Service (DOE), Silver Spring, MD.
Note: For other bulletins in this series, see SE 046 433-441 and SE 046 444.