Oct 20, 2012
Solar Hot Water 103
Saturday, October 20, 2012
9:00 am - 3:45 pm
3300 Century Avenue N.
White Bear Lake, MN 55110
$100.00 for non-members of Minnesota Renewable Energy Society (MRES) ($90.00 for members)
In joint cooperation, Century College and the Minnesota Renewable Energy Society have developed a new one-day introductory course for homeowners and people interested in learning the basics of how to design a solar hot water heating system for residential applications. The essentials of creating domestic hot water from solar radiation are covered. You will learn to evaluate solar site resource, when solar hot water is the right solution, the economics and incentives for solar hot water, and system design principles. You will receive .72 CEUs for attending.
* creating domestic hot water from solar radiation
* evaluating the solar site resource
* economics and incentives for solar hot water
* system design principles
* system components
* system sizing
* solar thermal panels
* storage tanks
* heat exchangers
* plumbing connections
Instructor is Ralph Jacobson, a 25 year veteran of solar system installations, is the course instructor. He is a materials engineer and is NABCEP certified in both solar PV and solar thermal installation. Ralph is currently involved developing a strategy for growing the solar industry in Minnesota and developing training programs for the building trades. He is also on the Board of Directors of the Minnesota Renewable Energy Society and the owner of Innovative Power Systems.
If you are a Minnesota Renewable Energy Society (MRES) member, you can receive a $10 discount on the course fee. Please contact the Century College registration office at (651) 779-3341 to receive the discounted rate.
This class is part of our new Certificate in Solar Technology Fundamentals. Complete Renewable Energy 101, Solar PV 102 and Solar Hot Water 103 and you will receive a Renewabe Energy Certificate from the Minnesota Renewable Energy Society.
For more information or to register, see the web site below.
For more information, contact:
For more information, see http://mnrenewables.org/node/974
Region: Twin Cities
Topics: Buildings, Energy
Submitted By: Paul Moss
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