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:

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HVAC Engineering: Chilled Floors + Humidity

On the Integrated HVAC Engineering discussion board, expert Robert Bean answers questions about chilled floors and humidity considerations and air mixing…
Student 1:  
Chilled floors seems like a great idea, and if you’re going to do a radiant system, you might as well consider cooling and heating.

The humidity, however, seems to be a big concern. Vapor barriers […]

Six Drainback Questions for Radiant Heating Pros to Consider

Vaughan Woodruff answers student questions regarding drainback systems on the Solar Approaches to Radiant Heating discussion board…
Student 1: I have several questions on drainback systems for you…

Question #1
When the solar storage tank has satisfied and the system goes into drainback, what happens at the collector? 

Question #2
How hot does the collector get when it is empty?
Does this […]

5+ Trends that will Drive the Growth of the Hydronic Industry in the Next 3 Years: A 30-Minute Conversion with John Siegenthaler

There are a variety of forces changing the dynamics of the hydronic heating and renewable thermal industries that were not happening five years ago. While hydronic distribution is still attractive for similar technical reasons that it was five years ago—comfort, air quality, etc.— there are a host of new trends that can have the ability […]