Path to Passive: Nebraska’s Passive Solar Primer by Solar Energy Associates was published in 1982. The purpose of the Primer was to provide information required to make a decision on whether or not to build an energy efficient passive solar heated home. The book was designed for architects,
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engineers, builders, contractors, and homeowners on a number of possible variations for energy conservation and passive energy techniques. Ideally, the Primer should be used as an introductory guide to stimulate new ideas and avoid construction pitfalls.
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  Path To Passive: Nebraska's Passive Solar Primer
Cover, Table of Contents and Introduction PDF
Chapter 1. Fundamentals PDF
Chapter 2. Design Ideas PDF
Chapter 3. Systems PDF
Chapter 4. Construction Details PDF
Chapter 5. Engineering PDF
Chapter 6. Economics PDF
Chapter 7. Legal PDF
Chapter 8. Solar Process PDF
Chapter 9. Example Projects PDF
Appendices PDF
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