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Course Descriptions

REEC 220: Solar Thermal Systems

-Completion of MAIN 101 or ELTC 102
-Completion of REEC 110
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 99/101
-Placement at college reading

This course explores the technologies used in heating with solar energy. The course will cover making, distributing and installing solar thermal systems. Specific systems include flat-plate collection, evacuated tube design, concentrated collection and photovoltaic / solar thermal combined systems. Topics with incorporating hydronic systems to the build will be included. Lab activities will include proper set up and installing solar thermal systems, measure energy usage and controlling solar thermal systems. 3 credit hours

Career and Technical Course: This course is a specific requirement for an Associate of Applied Science or certificate program and may not transfer. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.