Dr. Erich Farber: Solar Expert

A brief look at the research of solar expert Dr. Erich Farber as Director of the Solar Energy & Energy Conversion Laboratory at the University of Florida-Gainsville in the early 1970s.

solar farber - solar refrigerator
A refrigerator—center of photo—is driven indirectly by the sun's energy as Ole Sol heats oil to a high temperature. The hot liquid is then circulated around the generator of the cooling unit's ammonia-absorption system.