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Monday, April 16, 2018 - Friday, April 20, 2018

Introduction to solar energy and technologies, building assessments and energy audits

5 day course || Average 2 topics per day || Equipment and Lab Exercises

1. Introduction to Solar Energy

  • Solar Radiation (Quantity, Distribution, Measurement)
  • Solar Power (The Four Configurations)
  • Measuring Solar RadiationLab Exercise

2. Introduction to Photovoltaics (PVs) & Water Heaters

  • Design of PVs/ Material utilized
  • Types of PVs
  • Components of PVs

3. Types and Componenets of Solar Collectors

  • Pool absorbers, Flat Plate, and Evacuated Tubes
  • Glazing (glass cover)
  • Absorber types and characteristics
  • Application/configuration of absorber types for flat plate (header/riser, meander/serpentine)
  • Absorber types for evacuated tubes (heat pipe, Sydney type/ u-pipe, direct flow, coaxial, etc)
  • Efficiency comparison and factors affecting efficiency
  • Collector testing and certification (US and European based)

4. Introduction to Energy Management

  • Energy Auditing
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Site Assessments, Roof Assessments
  • HVAC Systems
  • Lab Exercise 

5. Regulation and Approvals

6. Project management and system economics

  • Project management
  • Incentives and credit sources
  • System economics

REGISTRATION

traininglab@wwfja.com   960-3994 / 968-0568

Registration closes March 30th

Rose Hill
Manchester
Jamaica
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