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Solar water heating

Bob Ramlow

Solar water heating

a comprehensive guide to solar water and space heating systems

by Bob Ramlow

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Published by New Society Publishers in Gabriola, B.C .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementBob Ramlow and Benjamin Nusz
ContributionsNusz, Benjamin
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTH7413 .R364 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination245 p. :
Number of Pages245
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24528234M
ISBN 100865716684
ISBN 109780865716681
LC Control Number2010474851
OCLC/WorldCa610560686

Solar Water Heating: Book Review “Solar Water Heating is the first book I’ve seen that focuses solely on solar water heating. It’s a technique that’s been practiced since ancient times, but until now there’s been strangely few resources on the topic for a North American audience. The author, Bob Ramlow, examines state-of-the-art solar. Radiant floor heat systems use solar power to heat water, which is then pumped through your home’s floor. You can use solar-heated water to heat your home off-grid. Radiant heat, without solar, costs much less than forced-air heating for efficiency reasons.

About this book. This book covers the history of solar water heating, descriptions of every solar water heater ever made, their maintenance and operation; the design, installation and maintenance of closed loop solar energy systems; and a compelling economic argument for solar investments. Solar Water Heating Set. Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. You can unsubscribe at any time. Solar Water Boiler Kit In Stock. $ Retail: $ Add To Cart. Getting The Most from Your Square Foot Garden Answer Book In Stock. $ Retail: $ Add To Cart.

Description The Solar Water Heating Systems: Fundamentals and Installation Study Guide contains Review Questions and Activities that reinforce and expand upon the information presented in the textbook. Review Questions include true-false, multiple choice, completion, identification, and matching questions that reinforce comprehension. Instructor Bob Ramlow is one of the world's leading solar thermal experts. He has helped design or install more than 1, solar hot water systems and has been teaching for over two decades. His seminal textbook, "Solar Water Heating: A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Water and Space Heating Systems," is included with this course.


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