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SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 
SFCC Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ADOB 113 - Passive Solar Adobe Design

Credits: 2

The integration of passive solar heating systems into the design of adobe homes. Topics include direct gain systems, Trombe Wall (indirect gain) systems and greenhouses/sunspaces. Students will learn the advantages and disadvantages of each system in order to choose among them for use in different parts of a house or commercial structure. Students will calculate the proper sizing of systems as well as auxiliary back-up systems.

Offered: Occasionally.
Two lecture hours.

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