“Energy” Best Match
Project Drawdown and Passive Houses
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...Housing Corporation as “[a house] designed and built to reduce household energy needs to a minimum and includes on-site renewable energy systems, so that the house may produce as much...
Five Cleantech Innovations for a Better World
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...cleantech innovation, like a power storing battery, at the company. A major drawback of traditional renewable energy has been the difficulty in storing energy for when it’s really needed (typically...
Injecting New Energy into Architecture Debates
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Bored of traditional architectural debates, a new group based out of London, Turncoats, aims to shake up the establishment provoke real discussions about architecture. Harnessing the free independent...
Old Power Plants, New Energy
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Built along the mighty Niagara River in 1906, the Toronto Power Generating Station was the first Canadian owned hydro-electric power plant. It was constructed in a grand Beaux-Arts...
Electric Airplanes: A Green Revolution for Aviation?
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...power makes energy density the all-important figure. Right now, the specific energy of batteries is roughly 2 percent that of liquid fuel. Factor in the efficiency of electric powertrains compared...
A “PUF” of Inspiration Towards Net Zero Neighbourhoods
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...energy, a calculation that is averaged on a yearly basis. The community scale is a practical size for examination: an entire city is just too big to change as a...
IBI Group Launches Smart City Sandbox with Partners EllisDon, The Weather Network and Slate
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...domain expertise and inputs on technology innovation demands in the energy sector, as well as opportunities to partner on current or future projects related to energy. Slate will offer domain...Tags: smart cities, Smart City Platform, Smart City Sandbox
IBI Triple Silver Winners at Green Apple Awards
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...to grow. The build achieved a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ environmental design standard and includes sustainable technologies and renewable energy initiatives to help reduce the College’s energy consumption. IBI’s second silver award...Tags: Green Apple Awards, IBI Group, sustainability
The Sustainable Urban Future of Nordic Cities
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...another key opportunity for climate change mitigation. Nordic cities are addressing this primarily through three approaches: green building at both the building and neighbourhood scale, stringent energy standards on all...
A Greener Earth Day (+ Everyday)
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design process. We are employing thorough research, energy saving components, sustainable materials and energy and daylight analysis software to create buildings with much smaller carbon footprints than our predecessors in...