Standards

  • IEA SHC: Mutual Recognition of Test and Inspection Reports Saves Industry Costs

    IEA SHC: Mutual Recognition of Test and Inspection Reports Saves Industry Costs

    The work of the Global Solar Certification (GSC) Network is expected to continue within the framework of the IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme (SHC). The Executive Committee of the IEA SHC approved the set-up of a task definition workshop in Paris on 7 October 2015, in order to...

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  • Solar Thermal Heating (2009)

    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...

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  • How To – Solar Hot Water (2008)

    This is a how-to instructional guide on how to make your own solar thermal hot water heating system. It was created by the website GreenPowerScience.com. The guide explains how to devise a soalr thermal hot water heating system using a black rubber hose and a heat exchanger....

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  • Enhanced and Expanded Solar Thermal Test Capabilities (2011)

    This document focuses on new solar thermal test capabilities used in the certification of solar thermal collectors. The Florida Energy Systems Consortium (FESC) created this document to help explain how their certification systems works and what the benefit will be to the...

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  • EnerWorks Residential Solar Water-Heating (2005)

    This brochure was created by the solar energy company EnerWorks. It exemplifies the consumer- orientated business approach to solar thermal water heating systems for residential use.

    EnerWorks is a Canadian solar energy company. Their brochure highlights the many...

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  • Solar Energy Technologies Program (2009)

    This two page brochure is an overview of the US Department of Energy’s Solar Energy Technologies Program. Written by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), this report summarizes the recent initiatives and strategic focus of DOE’s Solar Energy Technologies Program...

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  • Efficiency of Evacuated Tubular Solar Thermal Collector (2011)

    This presentation was created and published by Junkun Ma and Xialu Wei of Southeastern Louisiana University. It provides an overview of how the measure the efficiency of evacuated tubular solar thermal collectors. In particular, the researchers set out how to best determine...

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  • Solar Thermal System Solutions: Powering the Planet – Every Day (2011)

    This presentation was created by ergSol a “U.S. based provider of complete and customized solar thermal system solutions”. The presentation looks at market potential, applications and technologies of solar thermal. ErgSol’s positive outlook on the market potential for solar...

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  • Solar Thermal Energy in Delaware (2007)

    This presentation was created by the Delaware Million Solar Roofs Coalition, an association that advocates for the use of solar energy, renewable energy and energy efficiency.  The presentation was used to inform people in Delaware on the basics of solar thermal energy.

    To begin, the...

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  • Solar Thermal Installers and Technicians in California (2010)

    This is a California Occupational Guide produced and published by the The California Employment Development Department - Labor Market Information Division with a grant from the United States Department of Labor. It provides potential solar thermal installers and technicians on...

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  • Basic Solar Theory and Application for Building Officials (2012)

    This presentation was created by William Lussier of Gateway Community College. It provides information on solar thermal theory, systems, and applications targeted at building officials; including a focus on solar thermal.

    The presentation begins with a section on roofing, roof mounting...

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