British Columbia Institute of Technology – Introduction to Solar Water Heating, CESA 0178
This session introduces solar water heating technology and its common applications, including swimming pools, domestic hot water and hydronic heating. Participants will be introduced to main classes of solar collectors, including glazed, unglazed and evacuated tubes. They will be taught how to assess the solar resource at a particular site, and understand how various siting issues may affect system performance. The course will review the most common types of systems and their components, including performance estimates to enable appropriate sizing of systems. Participants will be taught installation basics, and what decisions can help effectively implement common systems in today’s solar technology market.
Dates: September 16-17, 2017
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (each day)
Location: BCIT, 3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby. Building NE1, Room 401
Learning Units (LUs): 15 Core
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