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SOLAR HEATING

True/False
Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

A dark black surface about the area of 1 meter will absorb about one horsepower (746 Watts of Energy? True or False
 

 2. 

A combined glass cover and selective absorber cover gives the best solar collector performance? True or False
 

 3. 

Regarding collectors they should not be insulated in order to properly ventilate to prevent corrosion.  True or False?
 

 4. 

In a two tank domestic solar water heating system the low temperature storage tank is usually half as large as the main storage tank. True or False?                       
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 5. 

There are two types of solar energy systems, passive and active. An active system usually does what with the energy?
a.
transfers, stores and circulates
c.
radiates it
b.
Stores it
d.
generates and transmits it
 

 6. 

In a solar system utilizing a natural convection closed loop system the storage tank must be located where?
a.
Below the collector plate
c.
Basement
b.
Above the collector plate
d.
Outside
 

 7. 

For collector used year round for heating, the collectors should be angled  _____ from the horizontal
a.
10 to 20 Degrees
c.
90 Degrees
b.
20 to 40 Degrees
d.
35 to 45 Degrees
 

Completion
Complete each sentence or statement.
 

 8. 

A solar energy heating system must have parts that will provide the following functions? Name the functional parts?
 

 



 
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