This guide provides information on British Columbia’s solar thermal hot water heating system regulations. In particular, it focuses on what is required of new residential construction in the law for the future installation of domestic solar hot water systems.
This technical Q&A document was produced by Australia's Plumbing Industry Commission to clarify the installation requirements needed for solar water heaters (SWH) to satisfy the 6 Star Standard; as was introduced in Victoria in 2011 to align with the national energy efficinecy measures of the Building Code of Austrlia (BCA). The document is based on updated requirements, and will apply from 19 April 2013.
This presentation was used on a panel hosted by Solar Washington, which is a nonprofit group dedicated to advancing solar thermal water heating and other solar energy sources and applications in the state of Washington. Members of the panel included representatives of solar thermal companies and stakeholders from throughout Washington.
This case study was created and published by the Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTs). It tells the story of the the Reese Family Dairy Farm in Goodhue County, MN, which installed a solar thermal water heating system for use on their dairy farm.
This presentation comes from the Community Energy Association of British Columbia, Canada. It provides information on how the government of British Columbia readied itself and the relevant regulations for its 100,000 Solar Roofs by 2020 Project.
This case study comes from the Sudbury Energy and Sustainability Committee. It provides information on a solar thermal array that was installed by the town for domestic hot water production in the Fairbank Community Center.