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Brenda McCabe elected Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada

Brenda McCabe

This story originally appeared on U of T Engineering News by Marit Mitchell. Professor Brenda McCabe (CivE) has been elected a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC). Each year a select number of engineers nationwide are chosen by EIC for this honour in recognition of exceptional contributions to engineering in Canada. Professor McCabe has a distinguished … Read More

Green infrastructure: New tool to help construction industry reduce carbon footprint

Originally posted on U of T Engineering News by Tyler Irving.   A team of researchers from U of T Engineering is partnering with the construction industry to help reduce the carbon footprint of buildings, bridges, public transit and other major infrastructure projects. “What we’re building is a decision-support tool that can be used in the early … Read More

VIDEO: Students Win 2017 U.S. Department of Energy Race to Zero

For more on the U of T and Ryerson winning design check out the story here. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Race to Zero Student Design Competition (Race to Zero) inspires collegiate students to become the next generation of building science professionals through a design challenge for zero energy ready buildings. Students become part … Read More

The S-WORD: Defining Sustainability

#Sustainability? Today, people argue, the power of the word ‘sustainability’ has been diluted due to overuse. What began as a noble ideal has been reduced to a mere buzzword. We sat down with some of our professors to understand how ‘sustainability’ is more than hype for them and their research.   Professor I. Daniel Posen … Read More

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