Heating with the Sun: Hot Water for Less!
Everblue's Solar Heating Associate training course examines the fundamentals of solar thermal technology with a primary focus on heating domestic water. Students will learn how to conduct a site evaluation, identify individual solar thermal system components, properly install and maintain a system, as well as how to model system performance. Heating water by means of solar energy has great customer appeal because it has one of the quickest payback periods of all renewable energy technologies. Get involved now!
Course Description: Everblue's interactive Solar Heating Associate course delves into hands-on applications of solar thermal hot water systems. It includes plumbing, pool, and hot water heating. Upon successful completion of this course, documentation of permitted Solar Thermal system install prerequisites, and additional home study, students may be eligible to take the NABCEP Certified Solar Thermal Installer Exam. This certification is designed for professionals who do system installations.
Format: This 5-day course (40 hours) is available in a live classroom setting.
Audience: This course is ideal for plumbers, architects, engineers, solar contractors, foremen, supervisors, journeymen, electricians, students and anyone interested in understanding renewable energy or looking for a new career path.
Course Materials: Online Resources for Pre-Course Study, Everblue's Solar Heating Associate Handbook, Certificate of Completion
Price: $1595 for live classroom interaction. For information involving corporate training, group rates, or returning student discounts, please call 800-460-2575.
|History & Basics of Solar Heating
||Components & Collector Design
|Evaluating the Solar Resource
|System Sizing & Efficiency
|System Maintenance & Safety
||Life Cycle Costing
|Types of Incentive Mechanisms
||Cost of System & Review