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Solar Thermal Heating (2009)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on June 21, 2015

This brochure was created by CareyGlass Solar. It explains how solar thermal water and air heating function, and the various technologies that make this possible.

The report details how solar thermal collectors are able to capture the heat of the sun and then pump that energy through a home’s air or water heating systems; there is a diagram to demonstrate this process. From here, the brochure explains how to properly fit and select collectors based on a home’s needs, and whether evacuated or flat plate is the proper collector type.

Author: CareyGlass Solar

Solar Hot Water for Dairy Barns (2012)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on June 21, 2015

This presentation was made by Steve Dyck of Guelp Solar Mechanical Inc. It focuses on the use of solar thermal water heating for dairy barns in Canada.

Solar Thermal Alternative Residential Heating Methods (2011)

Submitted by Raquel Ponte Costa on May 23, 2015

This report was written by the Kotzebue Electric Association (KEA), which helps provide electricity to the indigenous NANA Region of Kotzebue, Alaska. It reports on test efforts at installing solar thermal heating systems in a number of homes in Alaska that were in need of home heating assistance.

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