The Year-Round Solar Greenhouse

Whether you are a backyard gardener or commercial grower, the solution to sustainable year-round growing is self-heating solar greenhouses.

The-Year-Round-Solar Greenhouse Book

How to Design and Build a Net-Zero-Energy Greenhouse

Want to grow your own bananas avocados tomatoes and nutrient dense food year-round, even through the winter? The Year-Round Solar Greenhouse is the one-stop guide to designing and building greenhouses that harness and store energy from the sun to create naturally heated, lush growing environments even in the depths of winter. Topics include:

  • Principles of solar greenhouse design (siting, glazing and insulation)
  • Selecting and installing glazing materials
  • Ventilation methods
  • Construction methods
  • Sustainable heating and cooling methods (passive thermal mass materials, compost heaters, rocket mass heaters and GAHT® systems)

The book covers Ceres solar greenhouse design, as well as many variations, including:

  • Attached solar greenhouses
  • Earth-sheltered and underground greenhouses
  • Aquaponics greenhouses
  • Off-grid greenhouses using solar panels

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