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Solar Installations: Practical Applications for the Built Environment

By: Lars Andrén

136 pages, Figs

James and James Science Publishers

Paperback | Oct 2003 | #142525 | ISBN: 190291645X
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NHBS Price: £49.99 $63/€60 approx

About this book

Focuses on water-based solar heating technology, presenting basic principles on solar radiation and the solar heating system, including details on orientation and output, sizing, the solar collector, the solar circuit, heat exchangers, heat stores and overall system technology.

'A practical primer on how to design solar heating systems.' Technology Ireland '[This book] is intended to be used by designers, installers, end-users, academics and students both as a reference text and as an introduction to this important subject.' New Review 'Invaluable to designers, installers, end-users, academics and students both as a reference text and as an introduction to this important subject.' CADDET InfoPoint


Contents

IPreface * Acknowledgements * Introduction * the Solar Heating System * Solar Heating Applications * Solar Heating for Multi-Family Dwellings * Solar Heating for Single-Family Dwellings * Solar Heating for Outdoor Pools * Large-Scale Solar Heating Technology * Economy and Profitability Analysis * Procurement * Other Solar Technologies * Summary and Look to the Future * References and Further Reading * Glossary * Index

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Biography

Lars Andren has been Chairman of the Solar Energy Association of Sweden (SEAS) since 1995. He has over 20 years' experience working in the field, from the birth of solar technology, through its introduction and breakthrough into the heating market.

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