2014-2015 Catalog

SNRG 1260 Solar Water Systems Design

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5



Course Description

This course provides a working knowledge of solar hot water systems. Topics include collector design and placement; principles of heat transfer and fluid movement; various applications of closed loop, drainback and storage designs; pump selection; controller function; and electrical safety. The class meets the needs of residential and light commercial applications. Installation training is in three separate seminars of 1.5 hours each (SNRG 1271, SNRG 1272, and SNRG 1273) and covers collector siting, installation, and safety.