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McGill University Student Uses Pulse Energy API to Create the McGill Energy Map

Wed, 2014-07-16 13:02

To encourage more active commuting among McGill staff

Published on July 14, 2014 | Pulse Energy News

by: Meena Mohan

Flexibility and configurability are two of our guiding principles when it comes to developing great, user friendly software.

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Cinemas out of the Box (SP0119)

Status: ONGOING October 2013 - current

McGill Social Score Platform (SP0130)

Status: ONGOING February 2014 - current

Global shift to greener economies happening because of economic benefits, panelists say

Tue, 2014-04-01 01:21

The global transition to clean energy is underway and Canada is lagging, experts speaking at the Broadbent Institute's Progress Summit said Saturday.

Published on March 29, 2014 | The Hill Times
by Laura Ryckewaert

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Fume Hood Experiment (SP0117)

Status: ONGOING August 2013 - current

CodeJam (SP0116)

Status: COMPLETED October 2013 - Novmeber 2013

Electric Grounds Equipment (SP0109)

Status: ONGOING June 2013 - current

This project makes use of resources from the SPF to purchase battery-operated equipment for the McGill Grounds Department, replacing the current gas-powered maintenance equipment, such as leaf blowers. Along with a reduction in air and noise pollution, the new equipment will be safer for the employees, who have responded enthusiastically to the change.

CKUT's "Under the Weather" (SP0110)

Status: ONGOING May 2013 - current

Reducing Chemical Lab Waste (SP0102)

Status: ONGOING Summer 2013

The 'Reducing Lab Chemical Waste' project takes an interdisciplinary (managerial, chemical and educational) approach to minimize the total output of chemical waste produced by the McGill Chemistry Department. Two students in separate labs will monitor the waste output of their work and extrapolate data to develop a model for waste segregation that can be applied  to other labs in the future.

McGill Energy Project 2 (SP0095)

Status: APPROVED April 2013

From MEP Interns (SP0067)The McGill Energy Project is a student-led cooperation of students, faculty and staff working together to find ways to use the McGill University Campus as a living laboratory for applied research with the objective of developing energy solutions for a sustainable future.