Solar thermal, solar hot water, solar hot air, solar heating, solar cooling
Marc Rosenbaum discusses heat recovery ventilation considerations for zero net energy homes on the Zero Net Energy Homes course discussion board…
Exhaust-only ventilation home health concerns
Student 1: Do you know of any potential health impacts from living in a depressurized space– such as a home with exhaust-only ventilation?
Marc: You can pull in pollutants from outdoors or the ground (radon), […]
We’ll tour solar technologies used in both commercial and residential applications across North America in this free, 42-minute lecture.
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
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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 […]
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…
When the solar storage tank has satisfied and the system goes into drainback, what happens at the collector?
How hot does the collector get when it is empty?
Does this […]
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Used in Vaughan Woodruff’s Solar Approaches to Radiant Heating course.
Solar Approaches to Radiant Heating is for serious professionals with relevant experience. You’ll learn the latest, most advanced concepts for integrating solar with radiant heating systems. This course is self-paced (so you don’t have to be logged in at a particular time), but […]