Design a Solar Hot Water Heater System Lesson

Lesson goal: To size a collector and tank for a solar hot water heater and estimate the savings by replacing an electric hot water heater with a solar hot water heater. Students employ concepts such as Costs of Electricity Unit Conversion and Energy Calculations Energy Terminology Solar Energy Systems and Design Trade-offs.

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Matt Bullwinkel, SUNY- Canton, NY


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