Provided by: Sun Pirate, Inc

Fundamentals Of Solar Hot Water

Construction

Sun Pirate, Inc
This online course concentrates on the basics of installing code compliant solar hot water systems. This course
will be useful for people who currently work in or plan to be employed in the solar hot water industry. Student
technicians will learn practical design criteria, installation guidelines, safety issues, maintenance, and legal considerations
of solar hot water heating systems. Instructor mentored. Manuals Included. Ten lessons plus final
examination (11 weeks).
The essential training objective of this course is to provide the solar hot water install/ technician/ contractor
with fundamental technical knowledge on solar assisted heating in order that the technician may acquire and
advance in design, installation and servicing responsibilities as the market for solar assisted water heating progresses.
Upon completion of the course, the student technician should be to:
a Recognize the various types of residential solar hot water hating systems and components currently in use.
a Demonstrate safe working practices.
a Distinguish between solar system freeze protection options.
a Properly design and size residential solar hot water heating systems.
a Assist in the planning and installation of solar collectors and components.
a Understand the types of codes and standards that apply to the proper installation of solar heating systems.
a Understand the types of permits, warranties, and the customer relations required for completion of the
overall solar project.
a Assist in the servicing of common solar assisted heating problems.
This is primarily ilt training
book
on-line e-learning cbt (computer based)This is an online eLearning or CBT training program
group study and discussionThis class may involve group study
Course Level:introductory
Duration:11 weeks
Training Presented in:English
Training Provided by Sun Pirate, Inc
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Fundamentals Of Solar Hot Water
The following is our fundamentals of solar hot water heating class outline, each week a new lesson opens, each lesson consists of a weekly online discussion topic and learning objectives that require reading and a quiz to complete the weeks lesson. The courses are done at your own pace over the week and are instructor mentored and monitored.
Orientation
Lesson 1: Introduction to Solar hot water heating systems
Lesson 2: solar heating of domestic hot water
Lesson 3: solar hot water heating components
Lesson 4: Capturing the Sun
Lesson 5: Planning & Sizing Solar Hot Water Heating Systems
Lesson 6: Working Safely with Solar Hot Water
Lesson 7: Installing Solar Hot Water Systems
Lesson 8: Solar Space Heating Basics
Lesson 9: Service & Maintenance
Lesson 10: Legal Responsibilities & Building Codes
Final Exam
Evaluation
About The Training Provider: Sun Pirate, Inc
Sun Pirate, Inc - Our Online Solar Training courses are now self paced and open 24/ 7 for registration. Check regularly for promotional specials. The Solar Hot Water Course will give you 90 days to complete 11 lessons and the Photovoltaic course will give you 130 days to complete 16 lessons. Course prices are $495 for Solar Hot Water and $595 for Photovoltaic System Design & Installation. We now also offer...
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