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Groundbreaking Solar-Drake Landing Solar Community: Okotoks, Alberta, Canada


Bruce Sibbit, P.Eng, CanmetENERGY


Doug McClenahan, P.Eng, CanmetENERGY


Reda Djebbar, Ph.D., P.Eng, Member ASHRAE, CanmetENERGY


Keith Paget, Sterling Homes Group

Publication Date: Summer 2015

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This article was published in the Summer 2015 through ASHRAE in High Performing Buildings Magazine. “Tucked away in the midst of a Canadian suburb is an ordinary-looking neighborhood that may represent the future of sustainable residential heating systems. Drake Landing Solar Community proves that a solar energy district heating system can store summer heat and meet a large fraction (over 90%) of space heating demands in a cold climate.”

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