Energy House Solar

energy house solar

energy house solar
What are some ways of storing energy for a solar house?

Please send me some links and does anybody know of other cultures who use unique ways to store energy for later use?

As most solar energy in a house is heat then anything with large thermal mass

eg find some old night-storage radiators and use the “bricks from them as teh back wall (north) of the concervatory or as a solar wall http://www.cat.org.uk, used in Ladakh http://www.tew.org/development/solar.greenhouse.html

or fill oil barrels with water, or old tyres with earth http://www.earthship.org/learn/brighton-earthship.php
or loads of rubble – whatever you have available locally…

use a photovoltaic solar panel to drive a fan to blow air through the storage medium, and operate a heat exchangeer to get waste heat

traditional Moorish heat management used chimneys to create an air flow and draw fresh air in over a humidifying courtyard fountain…

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