Get free heat and hot water from the sun! There has never been a better time to install a solar hot water system. This simple but comprehensive guide will show you everything you need to know to install your own system, or to become a professional solar designer and installer. The authors have extensive experience in solar energy as well as in teaching, and they make learning about this lucrative technology easy and fun!
Topics Include: Site Analysis Design and Installation of: Drainback Systems Closed Loop Glycol Systems Thermosiphon Systems Pool Heating Systems Solar Hot Water Components Solar Thermal Loops Load Integration and Combi-systems Roofing Plumbing Tanks and Heat Exchangers Pumps and Fluids Collector Mounting System Controls Performance and Monitoring Troubleshooting and Maintenance Codes and Regulations Safety.
Includes hundreds of custom system schematics and full-color images.