Solar Thermal


Solar thermal systems use the sun to heat hot water. According to a recent SEPA study, the residential solar thermal market is a $123 billion dollar market. The commercial market is expected to grow by 20% per year.

Free Tool: Solar Thermal Design & Installation 101 (PDF)
Free Tool: Vaughan Woodruff’s Solar Heating Basics Guide (PDF)

NABCEP Entry Level Program Becomes Associate Program in August

The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) recently notified training providers that its Entry Level Program will be undergoing some changes next month. The program will now be called the Associate Program, and continuing education will be required to maintain the credential.

Here are the specifics:

1) Effective August 15th, 2016, the NABCEP Entry Level […]

Tour Solar Technologies Without Leaving Your Home

We’ll tour solar technologies used in both commercial and residential applications across North America in this free, 42-minute lecture.

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the visual appearance of specific solar technologies
2. Differentiate between solar technologies
3. Identify specific applications for solar heating technologies
4. Discuss climate considerations for solar heating systems

Enroll today and keep learning about solar thermal and installation:

Advanced Solar […]

Site Assessment for Solar Hot Water Heating Systems

Without a proper site assessment, you may be putting your solar thermal system at risk for poor performance…

This piece originally appeared in Home Power Magazine | Vaughan Woodruff, 2/2014
It is a fairly common occurrence for a solar professional to hear from a potential client, “We get tons of sun,” or “Our roof faces due south,” and then […]

15% off Registration for Greentech Media Solar Conferences!

Get ready for 3 days of panel discussions, networking and lectures from industry leaders in beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona!

Greentech Media Events invites HeatSpring readers and students to register for S3: Solar Software Summit and Solar Summit 2016 with a special discount code.
 

 
S3: Solar Software Summit 
Introducing Greentech Media’s first software focused conference, S3: the Solar Software Summit. Join GTM along with […]

60 speakers, 16 sessions, 29 lectures and 9 panels: Solar Asset Management North America 2016

For the third year in a row, there’s only one place where you can learn everything you need to know to mitigate risk and maximize financial returns on your PV assets: Solar Asset Management North America. The world’s largest event on solar asset management takes place in San Francisco March 16th and 17th.

More than 400 […]