Phase change / Guides

Efficient home design

Phase change building materials - natural heat storage in buildings

...Phase change drywall © Thermal Core That said, here's how phase change drywall with paraffin wax beads works - as the air temperature warms the drywall to t...

Solar Electricity Generation & Storage with no Batteries, Azelio
Renewable energy

Azelio Solar solutions combine electricity generation & storage without Batteries

...Phase change building materials A ‘phase change’ refers to the action of a material changing from liquid to solid to gas, or in the reverse order. Even greate...

Hawaii Preparatory Academy Energy Laboratory
Living Building Challenge

What is the Living Building Challenge?

...phases: Design Phase, including the consideration of appropriate durability in product specification Construction Phase, including product optimization an...

How to choose the best home EV charger or EVSE?
Lifestyle, location and commuting

EV home charging stations & How to decide which is the best EVSE for you

...phase). This is the standard 240-volt plug like for a dryer or a kitchen stove. They offer a quicker charge time and several wiring options (1 phase or 3 phase)...

The EC3 Tool - Skanska - Calculating & Comparing Carbon Footprint of Buildings
Planning and Design

Calculating the Carbon Footprint of Buildings, Introducing The EC3 Calculator From Skanska

...change and use of resources. Climate Change Action gains momentum in the U.S. In the U.S. by Dec 2019 four hundred and twenty-seven cities have signed the M...

Efficient green home design choices
Concept and design

Efficient home design, or how to design a home to use less energy

...change throughout our lives, and a flexible house is one that has been designed to accomodate that change with as little cost and disruption as possible.You can...

The birthplace of Passive House solar home design The Saskatchewan Conservation
Passive solar home design

Saskatchewan: The birthplace of Passive House and passive solar home design

...Change , imagine if we'd had 40 years head-start in reducing our home energy consumption and consequent carbon production! How building code is harming homes ...

Thermal batteries for passive solar design
Efficient home design

Thermal batteries: how to passively store heat

...phase change thermal batteries? Taking advantage of a 'phase change' raises the bar a bit - stick with me, it will be fun, I promise :) A significant input ...

Passive Solar Home design at it's best - Kenogami House - EcoHome
Passive solar home design

Ecohome Kenogami House wins Home of the Year Award

...phase change thermal battery that will work in conjunction with the air-to-water heat pump, which can store approximately 10 times the heat by volume as water. ...

Solar panels power the Kenogami House in Saguenay, Quebec
Renewable energy

The Kenogami House: Energy systems at the cutting edge of innovation

...phase change heat to a thermal storage battery. The objective of this is to multiply the energy produced by the PV equipment and make the most of the energy p...

tidal power generators
Renewable energy

Tidal generators offer a predictable supply of renewable energy

...phase could lead to the installation of up to 300 turbines, and give Verdant Power a leading role in changing the way we generate hydroelectricity . For tidal...