The Solaris Sun Shade is a solar-powered umbrella concept that provides shade while powering a laptop and other gadgets - using solar energy to create new work and leisure spaces with the sun. Designed by José Vicente, the system is equipped with photovoltaic panels that allow users to charge their electronics with clean, renewable energy from the sun while sitting at a beach, park or outdoor cafe.
Schema van hoe je gebruik kunt maken van passieve-zonne-energie. Houdt ook rekening met oververhitting in de zomer en maak daarom gebruik van zonwering die in de zomer de zon blokkeert en in de winter de zon toelaat.
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DIY Homemade Solar Furnace -- Solar energy is free, and is always begging us to make use of it. Here is another great way you could make use of solar in your house. Why not build this diy homemade solar furnace to help heat your home this winter. Most of the materials for this project can be re-purposed or picked up at dump yards. The reminder should not cost you more than $50 at your local hardware store.
Things to Consider Before Installing a Residential Solar Power System
"Convert Your Home to Solar Energy" covers planning, installing, operating and maintaining a residential solar energy system, as well as all the relevant solar technologies, including solar space and water heating, photovoltaic electricity and secondary uses such as pool heating. Read an excerpt from "Convert Your Home to Solar Energy" on active solar space heating systems for the home.
'Researchers have developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window. It is called a transparent luminescent solar concentrator and can be used on buildings, cell phones and any other device that has a flat, clear surface. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/08/140819200219.htm