Create a narrative that includes the following sections: Introduction, Theory, Design, Results,
and Conclusions in paragraph form. Create narrative in a word processing program. You must
create all diagrams in a computer aided drafting program.
I. Flat Plate Solar Collector Heating System
a. Design a heating system for West Side Video utilizing a flat plate solar collector.
i. Size the system for the ASHRAE climate zones 2, 3, 4, and 5 of the US.
ii. Create a schematic that includes the solar collector, water-to-air heat
exchanger, valves, and pumps. Also provide a plan and schematic for
placement on the building.
iii. Include any required electronic sensors and controls.
b. Discuss initial cost and possible energy savings for each climate zone from above.
II. Include one additional alternative energy system or energy conservation
technique into the building
a. Discuss system placement or building modifications. Discuss initial cost and
possible energy savings for each climate zone from above