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Training - Solar Hot Water / Thermal

1 Day Course with Rutland Renewables



The day has been designed to give attendees the confidence and knowledge to be able to

successfully design, size, install and commission a solar hot water system.

It is driven by you the student – so if you have any specific areas that you want to cover,

please make the Rutland Renewables staff aware so that we can tailor the day accordingly.

The more you put in the more you get out!

In brief, the day comprises of a relaxed mix of theory and practical hands-on training (It is

not death by PowerPoint presentation) and covers the following areas:

The theory bit

Basic principles

Types of collectors

Types of cylinders

Component parts and system layout

Sizing and designing a system

Integrating with other technologies

The practical bit

Roof mounting

Pipework manufacture, installation and mounting

Controllers and controller set up

Filling / Flushing and commissioning

Fault finding

Other stuff

Planning regulations

Building Regulations

Building Control Notification

Microgeneration Certification Scheme

The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme

Rutland Renewables Installer scheme

Whilst the day is not formally recognised as a training qualification. On completion it will give attendees access to the Microgeneration certification scheme, Renewable Heat Incentive scheme and building control sign off through Rutland Renewables Installer scheme.

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