CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY

ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH LABORATORY
Category
Education

High-tech laboratory with a unique solar simulator

 

Type of project

Layout and new infrastructure

 

Scope

325 m²

 

Construction cost

$2,1M

 

Highlights
  • Laboratory to simulate the luminosity of the sun
  • Specialized temperature controls to reproduce weather patterns around the planet
  • Window testing module capable of controlling the wind speed on the surface of the test bench
  • Laboratory compliant to EN 12975:2006 and ISO 9806-1:1994 standards
  • Controlled environmental chamber with windows
  • Humidity control to eliminate all traces of humidity at -40 °C or to simulate a tropical rain forest
  • Air-conditioning system designed to modulate the supply air temperature to within 0.1 °C