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A golden thread : 2500 years of solar architecture and technology / by Ken Butti and John Perlin.

; Perlin, John, author
New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold, [1980] .
ISBN 0442240058, 9780442240059

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Other Authors Perlin, John,
Subjects Architecture and solar radiation -- History.
Architecture and solar radiation.
Architecture et rayonnement solaire -- Histoire.
Architecture et rayonnement solaire.
Chauffage solaire.
Énergie solaire -- Histoire.
Énergie solaire.
Solar energy -- History.
Solar energy.
Solararchitektur.
Sonnenenergie.
Zonne-energie.
Description xi, 289 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1980]
[1980]
©1980
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also issued online.
Contents Early use of the sun -- Solar architecture in ancient Greece -- Roman solar architecture -- Burning mirrors -- Heat for horticulture -- Solar hot boxes -- Power from the sun -- The first solar motors -- Two Amerian pioneers [John Ericsson, Aubrey Eneas] -- Low temperature solar motors -- The first practical solar engine -- Solar water heating -- Early solar water heaters -- Hot water -- day and night -- A flourishing solar industry -- Solar house heating -- Solar communities of Europe -- Solar heating in early America -- An American revival -- Solar collectors for house heating -- The modern era -- Postwar energy perspectives -- Worldwide solar water heating -- Full circle.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5751151
(OCoLC)ocm05751151
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WorldCat Identities Butti, Ken.
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