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Pyramidal-Reflector Solar HeaterMotor-driven reflector compensates for seasonal changes in Sun's altitude. System has flat-plate absorbers mounted on north side of attic interior. Skylight window on south-facing roof admits Sunlight into attic, lined with mirrors that reflect light to absorbers. Reflectors are inner surfaces of a pyramid lying on its side with window at its base and absorber plates in a cross-sectional plane near its apex.
Document ID
19810000024
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Date Acquired
August 11, 2013
Publication Date
September 1, 1982
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 6
Issue: 1
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Report/Patent Number
MFS-25571
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.