This presentation was created by Andy Walker of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) for use by the San Francisco solar program. It focuses on solar installation safety practices and solar thermal technology, starting on p. 41.
The presentation begins by listing some key elements of roof safety and electrical safety for solar energy installers. The solar thermal section begins with a brief overview of solar thermal technologies including active, passive, and thermosiphon systems. It includes equations and the science behind solar thermal concepts such as heat loads and efficiency.
Author: Andy Walker PhD PE
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