Students will learn how to assess a facility for its potential for a solar hot water system. Students will learn how to define a site's solar window, interpret solar radiation and temperature data, size a system, identify mounting and engineering considerations relevant to the installation, identify & recommend steps for energy efficiency, perform a load analysis, describe & identify components of a solar water heating system, perform a general cost estimate for a solar water heating installation, list installers and equipment vendors, provide information on financial programs in Wisconsin.
Additional Information : Following completion of this course, students will be eligible to sit for the Solar PV Site Assessor Certification exam. For more information visit the Midwest Renewable Energy Association website at www.the-mrea.org This course is required in MSTC's Renewable Energy Specialist and Renewable Thermal Energy Technician associate degree programs. http://www.mstc.edu/renewableenergyspecialist/ http://www.mstc.edu/renewablethermalenergytech/index.htm
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