Training and Education

  • Australia and New Zealand: Design Handbook for Large-scale Systems

    Australia and New Zealand: Design Handbook for Large-scale Systems

    The Master Plumbers and Mechanical Services Association of Australia (MPMSAA) and Sustainability Victoria jointly produced the Large Scale Solar Thermal Systems Design Handbook, which provides guidance in best practice approaches for designing large-scale solar hot water systems.

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  • Inspection Checklist Solar Water Heaters (2007)

    This is a template document used for inspections in solar water heating systems. This template document was produced in the framework of the MED-ENEC Project (Energy Efficiency in the Construction Sector), an EU funded project promoting cooperation between EU and MEDA countries in energy...

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  • Training Courses – ACS in Solar Cooling System (2009)

    This is a presentation of SorTech AG, a manufacturer of small and medium scale adsorption chillers for cooling and air-conditioning applications, which was used for a training course on solar cooling systems.

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  • Solar Thermal e-Learning: Education without a Classroom

    Solar Thermal e-Learning: Education without a Classroom

    Electronic »e-Learning« programmes for solar heating are beginning to gain popularity with training centres in the UK. These are designed to assist training centres in teaching solar domestic hot water installation techniques to apprentices and engineers. Source: www.elearning-shop.co....

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  • Lebanon: Check List for Solar Installations in Hospitals

    Lebanon: Check List for Solar Installations in Hospitals

    The demonstration of best practise - a solar thermal system on the roof of the Saida Governmental Hospital - showed some technical deficiencies at second glance. The monitoring of the system led to a check list including preventive maintenance advice.
    Photo: Solarnet

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  • Albania: Solar Water Heaters Project increases Market Size (2008)

    Albania: Solar Water Heaters Project increases Market Size (2008)

    Albanian's solar thermal testing centre: inaugurated in September 2008, managed by the Harry Fultz Institute in Tirana and financed by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
    Photo: www.entwicklung.at

    Stimulating the...

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  • South Africa: Unit Standards and the Need for Training

    South Africa: Unit Standards and the Need for Training

    When it comes to installing solar thermal systems, skilled workers are still rare in South Africa – a fact that the training centre WaterSmith tries to change. The training facility is offering its first solar water heater courses.
    Photo: Zingaro

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  • Solar Pumping Station. Installation and Servicing Instructions (2009)

    This manual, provided by Bosch, contains important information for the safe and correct installation and maintenance of solar pumping station with external controller. These instructions are designed for a solar installer, with technical training and experience on solar thermal systems and hot...

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