Solar Water Heating--Revised & Expanded Edition: A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Water and Space Heating Systems

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New Society Publishers, Jul 1, 2010 - Technology & Engineering - 256 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
History
5
Conservation and the Economics of Solar Water Heating
11
Types of Solar Collectors
23
Other System Components
41
Solar Water Heating Systems
65
Solar Space Heating Systems
97
Choosing the Right System for Your Needs
129
System Operation and Maintenance
203
Wire Sizing Chart
225
Metric Conversions
227
Temperature and Resistance Conversion Chart for 10K Thermistors
229
Glossary
231
Index
235
About the Authors
245
Copyright

System Installation
159

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About the author (2010)

Bob Ramlow has been involved in renewable energy system sales, installation and manufacturing since 1976. He is a founding member of the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, and writes and teaches workshops about solar energy from his home in Amherst, Wisconsin. Benjamin Nusz has worked as an installer, site assessor, designer and consultant for solar thermal systems. He currently trains renewable thermal technicians at Mid-State Technical College in Wisconsin.

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