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SOLAR 2017, Denver

Submitted by Baerbel Epp on December 28, 2016
SOLAR 2017 is the American Solar Energy Society’s 46th annual National Solar Conference. It will be held at the University of Colorado, Denver, October 9 to 12, 2017. It will include technical sessions, forum discussions, plenary panels, workshops, fast-paced switch~ presentations, public solar displays, and networking events.

Solar Thermal Systems Checklist (2010)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on April 8, 2015

This checklist was created by the Boulder Country Land Use Department of Colorado. It is submitted to the department with the plans for the intended solar thermal project for safety and certification approval by the county.

Colorado Solar Thermal Roadmap (2012)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on April 7, 2015

This document presents a roadmap and strategy for developing the solar thermal market in Colorado and positioning the state as a leader in the research and development of solar thermal hot water heating technologies. It was developed by the Solar Thermal Alliance of Colorado.

According to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, solar thermal technologies perform better than any other state in the nation.

Solar Decathlon Comprehensive Energy Analysis Report (2007)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on August 26, 2010

This document was prepared by the University of Colorado Solar Decathlon Team.
The Solar Decathlon challenge is organised by the U.S. Department of Energy and calls for 20 collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and attractive.

This document goes through the solar house built by the University of Colorado, making an in-depth energy analysis. The house combines different technologies, including solar thermal energy.

University of Colorado Solar Decathlon – Solar Thermal Water Heating is a Success (2002)

Submitted by Hans Craen on June 2, 2009

This document from 2002 goes over innovative collector technology and strategy for solar thermal water heating systems. For colder climates, they describe how evacuated tubes are more effective than traditional flat plate collectors. It has a flow chart to describe how the system is schemed.

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