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Posted by harry on October 14, 2009, 6:45 pm
 


On Oct 13, 10:09 pm, Bojut...@webtv.net (David O'Daniel) wrote:

Re heat pumps. These are now common technolgy.  They are either ground
source or air source. Info. is here:-
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heat_pumps#Heat_sources

Posted by Malcom \"Mal\" Reynolds on October 13, 2009, 5:07 am
 


In article
<12522-4AD379D7-1916@storefull-3171.bay.
webtv.net>,
 Bojutsu1@webtv.net (David O'Daniel)
 wrote:


I've always thought that having the
panels on a raised frame was the best
idea. It allows air circulation to cool
the panels which should lead to higher
eficiency and/or longer life and also
shades the roof which should lower
interior temperatures.

Posted by Neo on October 18, 2009, 2:05 am
 

On Oct 12, 2:47pm, Bojut...@webtv.net (David O'Daniel) wrote:

There are now Solar PhotoVoltaic shingles which
are used to replace a house's roof shingles

http://www.oksolar.com/roof/
http://www.uni-solar.com/index.asp
http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy00osti/23700.pdf
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solar_shingles

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HGTV pro.com Video on solar shingle roofs (3.54 minutes)

http://www.hgtvpro.com/hpro/bp_mechanical/article/0,2617,HPRO_20151_4243877=
,00.html

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