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Solar Thermal Installer

Do you want to join the growing but small number of solar thermal installers? Solar thermal installers use cutting edge technology to capture heat from the sun to heat the water that people use. There are very few installers that install today.

The career outlook for a solar thermal installer is excellent. They make on average $13-$19/hour.

If you already work with your hands than making this skill part of your repertoire is important.

Most recently solar thermal installation has been focused on the heating of pools. With the growing number of solar panels, the advent of solar water heaters has really taken off. Solar water heating uses the sun rays to heat the solar panels which end up heating the water that you use.

This field is growing and there is a real opportunity. If you love learning new things than solar thermal installation is for you. By joining at this time you will be on the bottom floor going up.

Knowing how to install solar thermal can be acquired through certification. However there are more extensive programs that you can receive a bachelor's degree. This may not be necessary at this time. If you have experience with solar systems in pools, than this should be a good fit. If you have been in the auto field and have HVAC, pipe fitting with minimal solar experience than this field could be a great opportunity for you.

Installer- Solar Thermal Resources

*Solar Engineering of Thermal Processes
*Planning and Installing Solar Thermal Systems: A Guide for Installers, Architects and Engineers
*Solar Thermal Systems: Successful Planning and Construction
*Solar Energy Fundamentals and Modeling Techniques: Atmosphere, Environment, Climate Change and Renewable Energy

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