Darren has been a Piping Instructor for over 11 years, spending the last 5 at Camosun College. He has Red Seal Certifications as Plumber and Steamfitter and holds additional qualifications as a Class A Gasfitter, Cross Connection Control Tester, Rainwater Harvesting Designer and Solar Thermal Installer. A happily married father of two boys, Darren contributes his expertise freely to develop effective solar systems.

So let's get Technical.
This is where our experience really shines!

The "CamoSun" Seasonal Performance System was developed by Pacific Solar Smart President and Camosun Solar Thermal Heating Instructor James Smyth, along with Camosun Plumbing/Pipe Trades Instructor Darren Vaux

Both are certified by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP). Smyth and Vaux also received assistance from Camosun Mechanical Engineering Technology Chair Ross Lyle and the college's Centre for Applied Research and Innovation. Because of their work, Camosun has become a Canadian leader in solar thermal heating education and development.

Our system employs state-of-the-art technological innovation that makes it secure, efficient, reliable and perfectly suited for our climate here on Vancouver Island. Making it affordable was simply icing on the cake.





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