Country: Canada

Round robins improve TCM testing

Thermochemical storage materials (TCMs) offer much higher storage capacities by mass or volume than sensible or latent heat storage and can store heat for an infinite amount of time almost […]

Lessons learned from first IEA SHC online meetings

“It worked very, very well and we saved a lot of emissions,” said one of the participants in the two-day online workshop organised by research platform Solar Neighborhood Planning, also […]

SWOT analysis of building-integrated solar systems

Which solar envelope systems are available for sale and what are their main features? A new report that is being drafted in Task 56 (Building Integrated Solar Envelope Systems for […]

Canada’s diverse market declined in 2017

The solar thermal market in Canada, a long-term member of the IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme, is comparatively small: Only 24,953 m² of collector area was installed last year. […]