Modular roof mounted Solar Air Heating System (solar thermal collector) The SolarWall has the fastest ROI of any solar technology

By: Solar Drying  09-12-2011
Keywords: Solar Heating, Transpired Solar Collector

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Like the original SolarWall® technology, SolarDuct® is a solar heating system that heats ventilation air before it enters the air handling units. The patented system uses an all-metal collector panel (transpired solar collector) and is suitable for commercial, industrial, and institutional facilities. Perforations in the panels allow the heat that normally collects on a dark surface to be uniformly drawn

through the SolarDuct® panel and then ducted into the conventional HVAC system.

The SolarDuct® system is optimized to meet site conditions in terms of orientation towards the sun and proximity to rooftop air handling units. The modular arrays are sized according to the energy requirements of the building.

Conserval Engineering Inc - Toronto, Ontario

Keywords: Solar Heating, Transpired Solar Collector

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