This book covers the history of solar water heating, descriptions of every solar water heater ever made, their maintenance and operation; the design, installation and maintenance of closed loop solar energy systems; and a compelling economic argument for solar investments.
Table of Contents
History; Basic Principles of Energy Conservation; Solar Economics; Types of Solar Collectors; System Components; Solar Water Heating Systems; Solar Space Heating Systems; Choosing the Right System for You; System Installation, Operation and Maintenance; Glossary; Index.
Bob Ramlow is the solar thermal consultant for the Wisconsin Focus on Energy Program. The owner of a renewable energy company, he has over 30 years experience with solar energy systems. A founder and director of the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) he has authored a training manual on solar water & space heating. Benjamin Nusz is a graduate of the University of Minnesota -- Twin Cities and is currently working as a solar water heating consultant and site assessor in Wisconsin.