Quick Links

energy

ASHRAE Journal

Sat, 2013-09-07 15:04

Published August 2013

Shaping the Next

Design contrains at Montreal's Mount Royal McGill University's McIntyre Pavillion, a cutting-edge medical research and teaching facility, led to innovative electromechanical systems that significantly reduced the energy consumption of the building. 

Download the PDF

Category:
Source Site: /sustainability

The Walrus Talks Energy

Tue, 2013-10-01 18:00
Arts Building : Moyse Hall, 853 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0G5
Price: $10 - $15

The Walrus Talks Energy is a four-part, cross-country series that brings together eight high-profile speakers from many disciplines for eighty minutes of lively thought-provoking ideas and insight.

 

Join us for The Walrus Talks Energy on October 1 at 6 p.m. in Moyse Hall. Guests will hear talks about Canada’s sustainable energy future, the challenges of energy production, innovations that will change the world, and where you fit in. Presented by Suncor. 

Speakers include:

Category:
Source Site: /sustainability

Who's out there on the roads? The 4 types of cyclists

Wed, 2013-08-28 20:28

Published on August 27, 2013 | Forbes

Category:
Source Site: /sustainability

We need to think innovatively about neighbourhoods

Mon, 2013-08-12 12:22

Published on August 3, 2013 | ArchSupply

"Past approaches no longer sustain new demands and require innovative thinking. The need for a new outlook is propelled by fundamental changes that touch upon environmental, economic and social aspects.

Category:
Source Site: /sustainability

Food for Thought

Thu, 2013-07-25 15:24
Aired on July 23, 2013 | CBC News

Most chefs don't have the luxury of talking to a farmer once a day to find what product is ripe or ready in the next few weeks , but four years ago Executive Chef Olivier Volpi turned to McGill's Farm at Macdonald Campus in an effort to go local.

Category:
Source Site: /sustainability

Sustainable iron catalyst for clean hydrogenation

Mon, 2013-07-22 10:24

Written by Emma Eley
Published on June 27, 2013 | Royal Society of Chemistry, Chemistry World

"An international team of chemists (from McGill and the RIKEN Institute, Japan) has reported a clean and green way to perform one of the most important industrial reactions for pharmaceutical and petrochemical synthesis. Platinum group metals are currently the catalysts of choice for hydrogenations due to their high activity.

Category:
Source Site: /sustainability

Researchers target Montreal cyclists

Fri, 2013-05-31 16:50
Published on May 30, 2013 | the Montreal Gazette
Category:
Source Site: /sustainability

The Green Guide to Saving Money

Tue, 2013-06-18 18:00 - 21:00
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1
Price: $39 (or $29 with a friend)

Description: Participants in this workshop will learn simple, easily actionable ways to cut down their everyday energy use in order to save money and help the environment. Energy waste is mostly invisible, however the costs add-up quickly – by helping to identify the habits and objects most respon- sible for this waste, and quantify the financial impact, participants can start lowering utility bills and saving money. 

Source Site: /sustainability

Sustainability the key to domestic bliss

Mon, 2013-05-27 17:57

Published May 25, 2013, in the Domain
Written by Jacinta Le Plastrier

"One of the world's most influential and innovating architects outlines his blueprint for modern living.

Category:
Source Site: /sustainability