Solar Domestic Water Heating: The Earthscan Expert Handbook for Planning, Design and Installation

Solar Domestic Water Heating: The Earthscan Expert Handbook for Planning, Design and Installation

by Chris Laughton
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ISBN-10:
1844077365
ISBN-13:
9781844077366
Pub. Date:
06/28/2010
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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Solar Domestic Water Heating: The Earthscan Expert Handbook for Planning, Design and Installation

Solar Domestic Water Heating is a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of solar domestic water heating systems. As fossil fuel prices continue to rise and awareness of climate change grows, interest in domestic solar water heating is expanding.

Solar water heating technology is the most environmentally-friendly way to heat water. This fully-illustrated and easy-to-follow guide shows how domestic solar water heating systems work, the different types of systems, types of collectors, both flat plate and evacuated tube, types of storage tanks and other accessories. It also shows how systems are installed and explains how solar water heating can be integrated into existing water heating systems. Numerous examples from around the world have been included. The ideal guide for plumbers, heating engineers, builders and architects, housing and property developers, home owners and DIY enthusiasts, and anyone who needs a clear introduction to solar water heating technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781844077366
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/28/2010
Series: Earthscan Expert Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 7.60(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. What is Solar Heating?

2. Solar Radiation and Resources

3. How Solar DWH Works

4. Solar Collectors

5. Solar Heating Systems

6. Additional Components

7. System Layouts

8. Designing a System

9. Sizing System Components

10. Installation

11. The Economics of Solar Heating

12. Other Types of Solar Heating

13. Case Studies

14. Glossary

Further Information
Conversion Table
Index

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