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On the second stop of the eighth-annual Berea Solar Tour, Mark Jeantheau explains how sun space is a key part of the passive-solar design of his resilient home located near Owsley Fork Reservoir. The solid-block wall and concrete floor are both fully tiled with a dark stone-style tile that maximizes absorption. The wall also helps moderate and retain heat from the wood stove on the other side of the wall, he said.