The following safety tips are provided by the Education Programs Section of the Huntington Beach Fire Department. For additional information, to request a fire safety program, or schedule a Fire Station Tour, call (714) 536-5402, Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Other useful information on safety tips, and information on product recalls, can be obtained from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (www.cpsc.gov) or the National Fire Protection Association (www.nfpa.org).
Solar chimneys are passive solar ventilation systems. Shafts connect the interior and exterior of the building. The functioning can be improved by glazing and using thermal mass materials.