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Solar Energy Technologies Seminar: Applications, Economics & System Designs

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Learn the basics of solar electric and solar thermal system applications, economics and design. Also, learn how solar thermal systems are applied to HVAC and plumbing systems in residential, commercial and institutional buildings.

  • Workshop
When Apr 15, 2009
from 12:30 pm to 04:00 pm
Where Frankfort, KY
Attendees Architects, engineers, building designers, facility managers, government facilities personnel, utility company DSM & renewable energy developers, school officials and building managers, construction, plumbing, HVAC, & electrical contractors, state utility regulators, and anyone interested in using solar energy in their organization or facility
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April 15, 2009

12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. EDT

Frankfort, KY

Transportation Cabinet Conference Center
200 Mero Street
Room C118




Payments may be brought to the event or mailed to: ASPI, Attn: April 15 Solar Seminar, 50 Lair St., Mt. Vernon, KY 40456. Please make checks payable to "Appalachia - Science in the Public Interest."



The registration form is available at the Solar Energy Technologies Seminar: Applications, Economics & System Designs Web page.


What you will learn at the Seminar:

  • Reliable and code compliant system designs
  • New solar thermal technologies and products
  • Certification and performance testing of products
  • Solar water heating applications for commercial buildings
  • Building integration and collector mounting options
  • Control strategies for solar water heating
  • Hot water load analysis and system sizing
  • Economics and performance modeling


About the Presenter:

Bill Guiney is Renewable Energy Solutions Program Manager for Johnson Controls, and based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He has 27 years of experience in the solar industry as a contractor, educator, distributor and manufacturer. He has provided renewable energy and energy efficiency training programs around the world and currently is an instructor for solar thermal energy systems at the North Carolina and Florida Solar Energy Centers. Mr. Guiney is on the solar thermal technical committee of the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) and provides the Solar Thermal Exam Preparatory Training for the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC).


Seminar Agenda:

12:30 - 1:00  Registration
1:00 -   2:00  Solar Applications
2:00 -   2:30  Solar PV and Thermal Systems & Certifications
2:30 -   2:45  Break
2:45 -   3:30  Solar Economics
3:30 -   4:00  Q&A

Presented by Bill Guiney, Renewable Energy Solutions Program Manager, Johnson Controls, Inc.



Johnson Controls, Inc.

Kentucky Department for Energy Development & Independence

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