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Solar use in south Europe goes back more than 2000 years.  Entire cities were built on passive solar principles.  And many houses in north Africa were built using solar coolers.  In fact, Roman law included rights of access to the sun.

See:  A Golden Thread: 2500 years of Solar Architecture, John Perlin

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by Crazy Horse on Thu Oct 25th, 2007 at 06:32:53 PM EST
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