Published October 1990
by American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||500|
This manual, created in by ASHRAE in cooperation with Solar Energy Industries Association and ACEC Research and Management Foundation, was prepared as a task in the Department of Energy's Solar in Federal Buildings Program (SFBP) with the advice and assistance of consultants from the solar community. The goal was to create a design manual for large commercial-scale service hot water and space heating solar energy systems . Running title: Solar design manual. Description: 1 volume (various pagings): illustrations ; 28 cm: Other Titles: Solar design manual: Responsibility: American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-conditioning Engineers ; in cooperation with Solar Energy Industries Association [and] ACEC Research & Management Foundation. This manual provides project managers, engineers, and operations and maintenance personnel with information on designing, installing, and maintaining active solar energy systems for a variety of applications at Air Force facilities. These systems include domestic hot water, industrial process heat, space heating, space cooling, and swimming pool heating : S C Diamond, J G Avery, C Wood. an ASHRAE Active Solar Heating Design Manual; [PDF] Toshiba E Studio c Parts Active solar heating systems design manual (book, Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals Handbooks, manuals, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Active solar heating systems design manual. Atlanta, GA.
Active solar heating is one of the primary ways most residential housing can employ solar energy. In active solar heating applications, heat from the sun is collected, stored and used primarily for domestic hot water heating but also can be used for space heating. The reason the system is called active is because pumps and fans are. Design of a solar system is complex because of the presence of both predictable and unpredictable parameters. Predictable parameters include performance characteristics of collectors and other components and the latter mainly concern weather data. Active solar heating systems use solar energy to heat a fluid -- either liquid or air -- and then transfer the solar heat directly to the interior space or to a storage system for later use. If the solar system cannot provide adequate space heating, an auxiliary or back-up system provides the additional heat. Today, more than million buildings have solar water heating systems in the United States. This doesn’t include , solar-heated swimming pools. Japan has nearly million buildings with solar water heating in Tokyo. In Israel, 30 percent of the buildings use solar-heated water. Greece and Australia are also leading users of solar.
These ASHRAE publications address related to solar energy utilization may be purchased as downloads through the on-line bookstore. Active Solar Heating Systems Design Manual - available as download Active Solar Heating Systems Installation Manual - available download. SOLAR HOT WATER SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS GENERAL This specification addresses the installation of solar thermal hot water systems for use in domestic hot water heating or in swimming pool heating. The Minimum Design Life for solar hot water systems is 20 years. The Minimum Design Life for solar swimming pool heaters is 12 years. From the back cover: Presenting the first homeowner's guide to solar water heating that is intended for both the do-it-yourselfer and the person who is going to use a solar installer It is literally filled with the latest state-of-the-art information that gives you all you need to know to: Optimize the efficiency of your present hot water system Survey all the options and select the system /5(7). Active solar heating systems operate as follows: Flat plate collectors are usually placed on the roof or ground in the sunlight. The top or sunny side has a glass or plastic cover to let the solar energy in. The inside space is a black (absorbing) material to maximize the absorption of the solar energy.