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Solar powered heater for greenhouse

  1. Apr 10, 2007 #1
    I'm new to the site, and to solar power fundamentals. I'm interested in building a small greenhouse with as little impact on the environment as possible. I'd like to develop a solar system to maintain an even temperature. Unfortunately I live in Wisconsin. Any help in design issues would be greatly appreciated.
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  3. Apr 10, 2007 #2


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    What is your sunlight exposure like in the winter? I know of a lot of green houses that require no external heating during the winter months. The only temperature control is an adjustable window opening to control cooling flow.
  4. Apr 10, 2007 #3


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    How 'bout a solar powered fan connected to a thermostat?
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