Studies of Solar Collector Performance at NRC

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Journal titleBuilding Research Note
Subjectsolar collectors; solar heating; performance standards; test standards; durability; calorimeters
AbstractAs part of NRC's program for the development of solar heating standards and test methods, a facility has been established at the Division of Building Research to obtain data on the thermal performance and durability of solar collectors. A variety of solar collectors are being tested to determine the factors that affect their performance and life. A review of testing procedures is under way to asses their suitability for use in Canada. This note describes the solar calorimeter apparatus and the in-house activities currently being pursued at DBR.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi Disponible en Français: Etudes du Rendement des Capteurs Solaires au CNRC
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number1694
NPARC number20377758
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Record identifier41038448-372c-4860-82f7-57745f9d2b03
Record created2012-07-24
Record modified2016-05-09
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