Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Oct 06, 2022  
Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog
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BLDG 188 - Solar Thermal Design and Installation


(R only)

An overview of the fundamentals necessary to design and install a solar thermal hot water and heating system. Topics include residential solar thermal systems, sizing, mounting, equipment, permitting, code requirements, and financial and environmental incentives. Three hours lecture, one hour laboratory each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Describe the operation of a solar thermal heating system.
  • Describe the operation of a solar thermal hot water system.
  • Identify various types of thermal panel mounting systems.
  • Identify the primary components in a solar thermal system.
  • Identify resources that provide financial incentive information as it applies to the installation of solar thermal systems.


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