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The Mahiga Rainwater Court is a multi-purpose, full-size basketball court designed for the St. Joseph Mahiga Primary School and community in Nyeri, Kenya. The facilities include a shade structure that has integrated rainwater collection and UV purification system with solar panels for the water system and night lighting in areas without electricity.  ©2010 Architecture for Humanity




Mahiga Rainwater Court (Nyeri, Kenya)

The Mahiga Rainwater Court is a multi-purpose, full-size basketball court designed for the St. Joseph Mahiga Primary School and community in rural Nyeri, Kenya, north of Nairobi. The facilities include a shade structure that has integrated ...more


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RESFEN 5.0

A computer tool such as RESFEN can help consumers and builders pick the most energy-efficient and cost-effective window for a given application, ...more


Psychrometric Chart from Trane

These charts focus on the range of temperatures most suitable for comfort-cooling HVAC applications, and include the Trane coil curves, which ...more


Solar Site Survey (USA)

Evaluating Your Site For Solar Energy
There are two basic questions to answer to determine if solar can work well at your location: Does ...more


SolaCalc (UK)

Simulates passive solar houses by calculating heat losses and solar gains in residential buildings, using interlinked worksheets and very ...more


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Solar Powering America

Solar Powering America was formed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Housing and Urban Development ...more


Solar Instructor Training Netwrok (USA)

The Solar Instructor Training Network promotes high-quality training in the installation of solar technologies. Nine regional resource and ...more


Kennebec Valley Community College (Northeastern USA)

Kennebec Valley Community College is a nationally accepted train-the-trainer program that trains instructors to incorporate solar into their ...more


Hudson Valley Community College (Northeastern USA)

Hudson Valley Community College coordinates the Northeast Region Solar Photovoltaic Instructor Training Network. Hudson Valley Community College ...more


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