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CSU: Intro to Domestic Hot Water Systems Fact Sheet (2012)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on June 21, 2015

This fact sheet was created and published by Colorado State University. It provides information on how solar thermal water heating systems for domestic use operate and what the benefits of these systems are.

Solar Heating with Seasonal Storage Canadian Activities (2011)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on June 21, 2015

This report was created by the Canadian energy research institute CanMET Energy. It is a case study of the Drake Landing Solar Community, and the solar thermal seasonal heat storage system that was tested there.

Heating your Home with Solar Air (2009)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on June 21, 2015

This bulletin was written by Brian Specht of the Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA). It provides information on solar thermal air heating for residential buildings.

Low-Cost Residential Solar Thermal Systems (2007)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on May 30, 2015

This paper comes from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). It reports on new technology being used in solar thermal systems, and the materials and designs that make this solar thermal technology possible and feasible for consumer deployment.

 

I Want My Own Solar System! (2009)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on May 30, 2015

This brochure comes from the Minnesota Office of Energy Security. It provides information for households and consumers on the benefits and basic of solar thermal heating for the home.

Advanced Thermal Solar System with Heat Storage for Residential House Space Heating (2005)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on April 7, 2015

This report was written by Kazimierz Szymocha of the Alberta Research Council. It reports on their prototype solar thermal air heating and storage system.

The system in question is both a space heating installation and a direct heat storage system. It stores heated air during the day and then releases it at night.

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