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using a mirror to bring sunshine
Joined: Apr 01, 2005
Location: missoula, montana (zone 4)
Feb 22, 2012 14:18:53
So there is a town that sits in a valley and gets zero direct sun for 84 days of the year. And now they have installed a 25 foot mirror to mend this problem.
Apparently, a computer controls the position of the mirror throughout the day. I think that the whole idea could have heaps of awesome use in alternative energy solar stuff.
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Joined: Feb 20, 2011
Location: Currently in Seattle. Probably moving 1 hour north by end of the year.
Feb 22, 2012 18:37:42
Or to heat up that cold spot in the garden.
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