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Thermal storage walls

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Use for walls specially constructed to have a high capacity for collecting and storing heat or cold and then slowly releasing the stored energy through convection into a building space; usually designed as part of a passive solar system.

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<walls by function>

Narrower Terms used

Trombe walls

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thermal storage wall


12yrs ago

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