Solar Thermal System Testing

Intertek provides certification services for solar thermal products through our network of laboratories, testing to various standards such as SRCC SD 100, OG 100, and EN 12975-1.

Solar Thermal is one of the fastest growing technologies in the renewable energy market. Intertek’s lab in Guangzhou, China and new Solar Thermal lab in Dallas, Texas provide manufacturers with  faster access to global markets.

Intertek conducts all tests required for the SRCC Mark in the US and the cETL Mark in Canada. Intertek also provides material testing for CSA requirements.

Intertek provides certification services for both glazed and unglazed types of solar collectors.

  • Liquid Collector Static Pressure Leakage Test
  • Air Collector Static Pressure Leakage Test
  • Outdoor No Flow Exposure Test
  • Thermal Performance
  • Uniform Positive and Negative Load Tests
  • Air Collector Rupture or Collapse Test

Certification Marks We Issue

  • Europe Solar Keymark
  • US SRCC Certification
  • China Golden Sun Mark
  • Canada cETL
  • Australia StandardsMark and WaterMark

Main Standards for Solar Thermal Industry

RegionStandardStandard Description
EuropeEN 12975-1Thermal Solar Systems and Components - Solar Collectors Part 1: General Requirements
EuropeEN 12975-1Thermal Solar Systems and Components - Solar Collectors Part 2: Test Methods
GlobalISO 9806-1Test Methods for Solar Collectors Part 1: Thermal Performance of Glazed Liquid Heating Collectors incl. Pressure Drop
GlobalISO 9806-2Test Methods for Solar Collectors Part 2: Qualification Test Procedure
GlobalISO 9806-3Test Methods for Solar Collectors Part 3: Thermal Performance of Unglazed Liquid Heating Collectors (Sensitive Heat Transfer Only) incl. Pressure Drop
United StatesSRCC Standard 100-08Test Methods and Minimum Standards for Certifying Solar Collectors
United StatesSRCC Document RM-1Methodology for Determining the Thermal Performance Rating for Solar Collectors
CanadaCAN/CSA-F378Solar Collector
ChinaGB/T 4271Testing Method for the Thermal Performance of Flat Plate Solar Collectors
ChinaGB/T 6424Flat Plate Solar Collectors
 

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