Week 8

Lab Friday, April 3, 2015
Bioshelter lab – Developing a thermal heat storage model and an examination of potential food production

Thursday, April 2, 2015
Energy of the sun – overviews of PV and thermal systems, Lecture Slides, Notes,
Solar Flux Worksheet

Bioshelter Introduction: Slides; Growing Spaces Video links

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Spring break energy take-aways
DB on the health effects of wood/charcoal stoves in developing countries
Presentation Slides
GB on a homeowners’ decision to choose geothermal heating
Presentation Slides  Excel spreadsheet

Break-out sessions to begin planning for CLAS projects

Exams – see the Excel answer sheet here and on the Google Drive Resources folder

More information on geothermal HVAC systems
Geothermal Heat Pumps
Ten Myths About Geothermal Heating and Cooling
Some environmental impact and payback period estimates for geothermal HVAC

Interesting readings on geothermal energy production
Iceland plans to get energy from magma
World’s first Magma-EGS system created
Geothermal power plants in California

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