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Implications of solar energy alternatives for community design

Implications of solar energy alternatives for community design

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Published by Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tenn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar energy,
  • Architecture and solar radiation,
  • Solar heating,
  • City planning,
  • Solar houses

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[prepared by] Harvard University, Department of Landscape Architecture, Department of Architecture, Graduate School of Design for Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Community Systems Program, Energy Division.
    ContributionsSantos, Adele, Harvard University. Graduate School of Design., Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Community Systems Program. Energy Division
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ810 I4 1980a
    The Physical Object
    Pagination219 leaves :
    Number of Pages219
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21604316M

      On the other hand, solar energy has many positive impacts. These include helping to reduce the levels of greenhouse gases we produce during energy production. This not only helps to reduce the impact of man-made climate change, but it can also help to improve the quality of the air we breathe.   Decem ; Baltimore Sun As a replacement for fossil fuels, solar energy’s promise as a widespread alternative has not been fulfilled, and it currently represents a small percentage of U.S. electricity major technological advances have spurred an upsurge in its usage, and GTM Research estimates that a solar-based system is installed in .

      Solar energy is promoted as a green alternative for the environment, one that harnesses free and bountiful energy from the sun. It comes with the promise of cheaper energy for consumers as well as being an energy source that is free from greenhouse gas emissions and other pollutants. solar potential, not every building site will be suitable for a solar installation. The first step in the design of a photovoltaic system is determining if the site you are considering has good solar potential. Some questions you should ask are: • Is the installation site free from shading by nearby trees, buildings or other obstructions?

    Concentrating solar energy facilities harness the sun's energy to heat oils, gases, or liquid sodium, depending on the system design (e.g., heliostat power, trough, dish). With temperatures reaching more than degrees Celsius in most concentrated solar systems, spills and leaks from the coolant system increase the risk of fires (Tsoutsos et. Sustainable energy is the practice of using energy in a way that "meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.". Meeting the world's needs for electricity, heating, cooling, and power for transport in a sustainable way is widely considered to be one of the greatest challenges facing humanity in the 21st century. .


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