Intelligent solar design for new homes and retrofit projects requires smart planning in the early stages of solar home design. Utilizing the many design strategies that creatively combine passive solar heating, thermal mass and super insulation is both simple, green and smart. These are low cost investments and architecturally pleasing solutions for saving energy & money year after year with no maintenance.
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