Building Components

Design Strategies » Renewable Ready

This guide describes procedures for assessing feasibility of solar resources, and designating location of propolsed PV arrays and solar thermal panels.

This measure guide describes the need to provide an architectural drawing for a future solar hot water installation. 

This measure guide describes the need to leave space for a solar hot water tank in the home’s utility room.

This measure guide describes the need to install a mounting surface for equipment related to a future solar hot water installation.

This measure guide describes the need to install a plumbing and wiring chase for a future solar hot water installation.

This information guide describes the need to install a solar bypass valve on the existing hot water tank for a future solar hot water system installation.

This measure guide describes the need to provide an architectural drawing for a future solar photovoltaic installation.

This measure guide describes the need to install a dedicated dual-pole circuit breaker for a future solar photovoltaic installation.

This guide describes the need for installing a wiring conduit for future solar photovoltaic installations.  

This measure guide describes the need to install a mounting surface for equipment related to a future solar photovoltaic installation.

This measure guide describes basic steps for designing and installing an indirect (anti-freeze) solar hot water system.

This measure guide describes basic steps for designing a drainback solar hot water system.

This measure guide describes basic steps for designing an integrated collector storage (ICS) or thermosyphon hot water system.