Training and Education

  • Portugal: Training Programme for 5,200 qualified Installers

    Portugal: Training Programme for 5,200 qualified Installers

    The only way to receive the certificate of competence (CAP) as an installer in Portugal is to attend a 44- to 70-hour training, depending on one's previous knowledge of the respective systems. The entire course costs around EUR 600.
    Source: clubsetubalense.pt
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  • Uruguay: First Steps towards a Sunny Future

    Uruguay: First Steps towards a Sunny Future

    For 180 years now, the sun has been given a prominent place in the flag of Uruguay. But it was just two years ago that the country actually started to make its first steps towards supporting the national solar thermal sector.

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  • Seminar in Solar Thermal Organised by European Energy Centre (2010)

    Integrated in the European project EMTEU, the European Energy Centre – Centro Studi Galileo Italy has organised in March 2010 two training seminars dedicated to solar energy, one to photovoltaics and another one to solar thermal. The EMTEU project (Energy Management Technician in Europe) aims...
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  • 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

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