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The NASA-Lewis/ERDA Solar Heating and Cooling Technology ProgramThe NASA Lewis Research Center plans to carry out a major role in the ERDA Solar Heating and Cooling Program. This role would be to create and test the enabling technology for future solar heating, cooling, and combined heating/cooling systems. The major objectives of the project are to achieve reduction in solar energy system costs, while maintaining adequate performance, reliability, life, and maintenance characteristics. The project approach is to move progressively through component, subsystem, and then system technology advancement phases in parallel with continuing manufacturing cost assessment studies. This approach will be accomplished principally by contract with industry to develop advanced components and subsystems. This advanced hardware will be tested to establish 'technology readiness' both under controlled laboratory conditions and under real sun conditions.
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Conference Paper
Couch, J. P.
Bloomfield, H. S.
(NASA Lewis Research Center Cleveland, Ohio, United States)
Date Acquired
August 8, 2013
Publication Date
August 1, 1975
Subject Category
Energy Production And Conversion
Meeting Information
Meeting: International Solar Energy Society and American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Workshop on the Use of Solar Energy for the Cooling of Buildings
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Start Date: August 4, 1975
End Date: August 6, 1975
Sponsors: International Solar Energy Society and American Society of Heating
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