Trombe wall

noun \ ˈtrȯmb- , ˈträmb- , ˈtrōⁿb- \

Definition of Trombe wall

:a masonry wall that is usually separated from the outdoors by a glass wall and is designed to absorb solar heat and release it into the interior of a building

Origin and Etymology of trombe wall

Félix Trombe †1985 French designer


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