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.
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.
Published on August 27, 2013 | Forbes
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.
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.
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.
Published on May 30, 2013 | the Montreal Gazette
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.
"One of the world's most influential and innovating architects outlines his blueprint for modern living.
2013 Scotiabank EcoLiving Awards Finalists Compete For Canada’s Top Prize In Home Energy Efficiency Solutions
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