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February 24, 2020
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July 9, 2019
July 9, 2019
July 8, 2019
Utility Reduction Revolving Fund (URRF) – U of T’s Unique Approach to Implementing a Green Revolving Fund
The Utility Reduction Revolving Fund (URRF) is a unique approach to implementing a green revolving fund. It provides comprehensive funding to facilitate projects that result in reducing the University’s environmental footprint and utilities consumption. The URRF, established in 2012, has been very effective in reducing utilities usage and expenditures. The fund provides comprehensive funding for … Continue reading "Utility Reduction Revolving Fund (URRF) – U of T’s Unique Approach to Implementing a Green Revolving Fund"
January 12, 2017
This project is about the holistic rethinking of energy production, distribution, and consumption on the Macdonald Campus of McGill University. Macdonald Campus is home to McGill’s Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Science. The campus was built in the early 1900s. The steam production and distribution system was as old as the campus and had become … Continue reading "The Macdonald Campus Energy Project: Building Infrastructure for the Future"
January 9, 2017
Land is one of the University of New Brunswick's (UNB) key assets. In addition to its core campus lands, UNB owns significant endowment lands, many of which are used directly for teaching and research. In 2003, UNB adopted a Land Management Strategy (LMS) that provided an administrative framework for the co-ordinated management of our … Continue reading "Collaborative Development of a Governance and Reporting Framework for Land Development Activities"
June 13, 2016
Faced with pressure to meet the growing demand of first-year residents, the University of Ottawa's Housing Service conducted an analysis which led to the development of the Residence Expansion Business Case. It was established that a shortfall of approx. 1,000 beds existed in order to meet the needs of first-year students for whom living in … Continue reading "University of Ottawa: Residence Expansion"
June 13, 2016
In 1975 fuelled by rising energy prices and oil shortages the University of Alberta developed a highly successful energy management program. Building on its success, in 2009 the university recognized the potential to reimagine and broaden the impact this program and in 2011 the university launched the expanded next generation – Envision: Intelligent Energy Reduction. … Continue reading "Envision – Funding Sustainability: How energy management savings fund sustainable initiatives"
June 13, 2016
The Teaching and Learning Spaces Working Group: An innovative approach to classroom planning and resource management
Tue Teaching and Learning Spaces Working Group (TLSWG) process could be adapted or transferred to other postsecondary institutional settings. Specific features integral to success include: – Shared leadership by co-chairs from academic and operations sides of the institution – A single source of funding paired with a collaborative decision-making body composed of all stakeholders in … Continue reading "The Teaching and Learning Spaces Working Group: An innovative approach to classroom planning and resource management"
April 16, 2014
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