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SHC 2012 conference CALL FOR PAPERS!

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The abstract upload is now open for the SHC 2012 conference! SHC 2012 is the first of a new series of annual scientific conferences on solar heating and cooling for buildings and industry, launched by the IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme. It will be held in San Francisco, USA on July 9-11, 2012.

Call for Papers

We invite contributions on new developments, system design, best practise examples, material developments, standardisation, modelling and simulation on the following topics:
  •     Solar thermal collectors
  •     Storage
  •     Innovative components
  •     Solar heating and air conditioning of buildings
  •     Solar heat for industrial processes
  •     District heating
  •     Solar cooling and refrigeration
  •     Building integration
  •     Solar architecture
  •     Solar resource assessment
  •     Rating and certification
  •     Market strategies
  •     Policy issues 

If you wish to present a paper at SHC 2012, an extended abstract should be submitted electronically. It should provide suitable information to allow the significance and quality of your work to be determined. Review criteria include originality, scientific/technical quality of the results, and relevance to the conference. The SHC 2012 conference committee will select abstracts using a “blind” (i.e., anonymous) review process.The deadline for abstract submission is January 31, 2012. Please upload your abstract to the SHC 2012 website as a pdf document, following the instructions given on the website.

The guidelines and a template for the preparation of the abstract are available here.