LEEP TM LOCAL ENERGY EFFICIENCY PARTNERSHIPS
Builders are the key to being able to increase the speed at which early products are adopted in their marketplace. CanmetENERGY's LEEP™ builder-driven methodology brings together local Home Builder Associations to learn about, and decide, which new technologies will be most beneficial in their local markets.
HOUSING ENVELOPE AND WINDOWS
for Low-rise Residential Buildings: An overview of CanmetENERGY's current research activities that are focussed on achieving more than 40% improvement in thermal performance while ensuring durability of all envelope components.
FORCED AIR ZONE SYSTEMS:
CanmetENERGY's research to assist Canada’s HVAC industry in making a reasonable business case for improved distribution approaches, that will help reduce peak residential air-conditioning electrical loads and improve the comfort of homes.
SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC THERMAL PV/T:
Analysis of the performance of real systems in a real world demonstration and the review aspects of PV/T characterization of open loop air collectors.
LIGHTING and CONTROL STRATEGIES:
An overview of some of the latest research findings in lighting controls.
INTEGRATED ENERGY SYSTEMS
Brushless (ECM) Motors; Hot Water Usage Field Study; and Micro-cogeneration.