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Solar thermal energy training


Solar water heating


Objective(s) :

To know the different systems of solar domestic hot water production, their operating principles and regulating controls.


Author(s) :

Eric Denieul, Patrick Delpech


Translator(s) :

Richard Pinder


Advice(s) :

The training difficulty of this lesson is NVQ Level (Vocational Certificate) to HND Level (Associate’s Degree).
Individual Solar Water heating systems (SWH) are the most common solar heating systems installed today. Knowledge of these systems is essential for technicians wishing to work in the renewable energy sector.
Print the associated booklet before studying this lesson. It will enable you to write your answers to the HVAC learning exercises. You will thus be able to switch between reading or listening to the file on-line and writing in the booklet.


Training lesson requirement(s) :

Regulating individual systems – Part 1
Systems of domestic hot water production
Solar thermal energy and collectors for housing