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Solar domestic water heating : the Earthscan expert handbook for planning, design, and installation

Author: Chris Laughton; Earthscan.
Publisher: London ; Washington, DC : Earthscan, 2010.
Series: Earthscan expert series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Solar Domestic Water Heating is a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of solar domestic water heating systems. As fossil fuel prices continue to rise and awareness of climate change grows, interest in domestic solar water heating is expanding. Solar water heating technology is the most environmentally-friendly way to heat water. This fully-illustrated and easy-to-follow guide shows how domestic solar water  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Nonfiction
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Laughton; Earthscan.
ISBN: 9781844077366 1844077365
OCLC Number: 320189024
Description: v, 245 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: What is solar heating? --
Solar radiation and resources --
How solar DHW works --
Solar collectors --
Solar heating systems --
Additional components --
System layouts --
Designing a system --
Sizing system components --
Installation --
The economics of solar water heating --
Other types of solar heating --
Case studies.
Series Title: Earthscan expert series.
Responsibility: Chris Laughton.

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Offers introduction to various aspects of solar domestic water heating systems. This title shows how domestic solar water heating systems work, the different types of systems, types of collectors,  Read more...

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'A great overview of good and bad practice with solar heating systems.'Berthold Breid, CEO, Renewables Academy (RENAC), Berlin'If you are going to spend thousands of pounds, euros or dollars on a Read more...

 
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