Buildings & Communities - Publications

Housing

  1. CCHT Awnings
    Discussion As houses in Canada approach net-zero energy, the hardware and technologies involved tend to suffer from diminishing returns. Each additional thickness of insulation costs the same as the...
  2. Field Test Zoned Combo Peak Demand
    The ZoneComfort® (ZC) technology enables occupants of suitably equipped forced-air conditioned homes to direct and schedule the delivery of heating and cooling to multiple zones in the home. By way...
  3. CCHT HighVel Zoned Combo Winter
    Zoned high velocity combination systems combine the provision of space heating and domestic hot water heating in one system.  Due to their small equipment footprint, small ductwork and zoned...
  4. CCHT HighVel Zoned Combo Summer
    Zoned high-velocity combination systems combine the provision of space heating and domestic hot water heating in one system.  Due to their small equipment footprint, small ductwork and zoned...
  5. Field Test Zoned Combos
    The ZoneComfort® (ZC) technology enables occupants of suitably equipped forced-air conditioned homes to direct and schedule the delivery of heating and cooling to multiple zones in the home. By way...
  6. Solar Ready Guidelines for Solar Domestic Hot Water and Photovoltaic Systems
    Download Full Document (PDF document) Natural Resources CanadaCanmetENERGY Ottawa CETC Number ISBN Number: 978-1-100-20633-2 / 2012-04-25 The Solar Ready Guidelines specify a number of design...

Refrigeration

  1. Using CO2 for Cold Distribution at a Loblaw Supermarket
    Download Full Document (PDF, 1.6 MB) Authors: Chantal Leroy and Daniel Giguère, Natural Resources Canada               Michael Ross, RER CETC number: 2014-198 Publication date: 2014-10-27...

Heat Pumps

  1. CCHT Ducted CC-ASHP
    Cold climate air source heat pumps (CC-ASHPs) are high efficiency heating and cooling systems that have recently become available in North America. Existing test standards for air source heat pumps...
  2. CCHT Ductless CC-ASHP
    Cold climate air source heat pumps (CC-ASHPs) are high efficiency heating and cooling systems that have recently become available in North America. They include centrally ducted systems, and...
  3. Capturing the Value of Thermal Energy: Innovations in Ejector Technology from CanmetENERGY
    Download Full Document (PDF, 531 KB) Authors: Jacques Martel and Dinesh Parakh, Natural Resources Canada CETC number: 2014-230 Publication date: 2015-01-13 Abstract: Ejectors are thermally...