St. Jerome’s University

According to Facility Manager Jim Robson, St. Jerome’s University is an academic institution that is making ‘being green’ a reality on campus. Installing the solar thermal collectors in a highly visible location on the roof demonstrates their ‘leadership by example’. The hot water from the solar collectors is used in the St. Jerome’s kitchen.

Location: 290 Westmount Road North, Waterloo

Technology: 7 units of SP-S70/1700A-20
Each SP-S70/1700A-20 solar panel consists of 20 evacuated tubes which use a glycol solution to collect and transfer heat energy.

Manufacturer: 
WesTech Solar Technology Wuxi Co. Ltd., China
Installed by North American Solar Solutions (NASS)

Payback Period:Approximately 10 years.

Source Of Information: Jim Robson- Facilities Manager at St. Jerome’s University, Waterloo.

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