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  • Central Electric Power Cooperative, Inc.: Solar Water Heating Study (2012)

    This study reports on the results of monitoring done to a sample of 70 solar thermal water heating systems installed across four cooperatives. Data loggers were installed in 30 of the solar water heating system homes, to monitor both the solar system and the energy usage of...

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  • EnerWorks Spectrum Single Tank Appliance (2009)

    This technical fact sheet was created and published by the solar energy company EnerWorks. It details how their solar thermal collector and heat tank products operate through diagrams.

     

    The document explains the basic...

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  • Eastern Oregon Sunshine Pays Off for Correctional Institution (2012)

    This case study was created by the Oregon Department of Energy. It looks at the case of the Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution and how they are saving money on their energy bills with a solar thermal system that was installed partially with money from the stimulus.

    Before the...

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  • Savings from Heating with Solar Air (2009)

    This document was created and published by Gerald van Decker of the Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA). It provides information on what kind of savings can be expected from installing solar thermal air heating systems. For more information on solar thermal...

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  • Program Handbook: California Solar Initiative - Thermal (2012)

    This is the updated program handbook for the Thermal Program of the California Solar Initiative. It is the first update since 2010, and features revised steps for various groups to participate in the program. Further information on solar thermal incentives can be found...

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  • The History of Solarize (2012)

    This presentation was created by Resource Consultants for Solar Oregon. It provides information on the Solarize program, which is a community group purchasing for solar thermal systems.

     

    In the Solarize program, a...

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  • Solar Trends in Canada: Linking Demand to the Supply Chain (2010)

    This document was created and published by David Eisenbud of the Canadian Solar Industries Association (CanSIA).  It reports on Canada’s energy situation and how solar thermal fits into the mix. Canada does not have a comprehensive national renewable energy plan,...

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  • Greenhouse Gas Reduction Initiative of the Month: Town of Okotoks (2012)

    This report was created and published by the Partners for Climate Protection (PCP). It highlights an important and successful greenhouse gas reduction project from the town of Okotoks, the Drake Landing Solar Community.

    In 1998, the town of Okotos, Canada adopted a sustainable community...

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  • Solar Water Heating (2012)

    This presentation was created by Andy Walker who is the Principal Engineer at the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory. The presentation was delivered at the 7th Annual North American Passive House Conference and focuses on solar thermal water heating in residential...

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