Author: Adrienne Madden

Red River College

Going electric in the Sub-Arctic: Frontiers North Adventures and Red River College unveil the EV Tundra Buggy

Winnipeg, MB – Today Frontiers North Adventures (Frontiers North) and Red River College (RRC) unveiled a new zero-emission vehicle technology initiative. The Electric Vehicle Tundra Buggy® (EV Tundra Buggy) is a collaborative, proof-of-concept project that oversaw the conversion of a Tundra Buggy in Frontier North’s touring fleet from diesel-powered to battery electric. The EV Tundra […]

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

How green does your garden grow?

Put on your shades and grab a spade — it’s officially gardening season in Alberta. You might be eager to get those seeds in the ground, but a little planning can go a long way in making your outdoor space more eco-friendly. When it comes to creating “greener” yards, Hayley Puppato — project coordinator with  SAIT’s […]

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Student capstone tees up eco-friendly golf course design

Just off Highway 1A, west of Calgary and towards the Canadian Rockies, sits the National Golf and Country Club at Golden Royale Springs, Alberta’s first environmentally friendly golf course — or it could, one day. A group of SAIT students turned grads — Kyle Shave, Jiayu Wang, Craig Nelson and David Weisbrot — designed the […]

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Good bones: Eco-friendly home wins 2021 Prairie Wood Design Award

“The Confluence,” an eco-friendly home in the foothills of southern Alberta, has won a 2021 Prairie Wood Design Award from Alberta Wood WORKS!. The three-level, 2,238 square-foot dwelling claimed top spot in the Residential Wood Design category. When SAIT, Woodpecker European Timber Framing and an Alberta family set out to build one of the greenest homes on earth, they […]

Red River College

RRC celebrates Earth Day with upcoming installation of new-to-North America sustainable technology

Winnipeg, MB – Red River College (RRC) is leading the way on the use of solar energy-conducting technology, providing opportunities for students and local construction firms to grow their skillsets. Next week, electrical and building envelope crews will begin the installation of approximately 404 Kromatix Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPVs) – the first of its kind in […]

Mohawk College

Creating one million jobs requires co-operation

In its September 2020 Speech from the Throne, the Federal government committed to making “the largest investment in Canadian history in training for workers.” That investment will be crucial to achieving the ambitious Federal goal of creating over one million jobs in order to restore employment to pre-pandemic levels. Simply put, achieving that goal will require cooperation between governments, educators, and industry. […]

British Columbia Institute of Technology

BCIT set to build mass timber student housing

British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) will more than double its student housing capacity with the construction of a new mass timber student housing project. The B.C. government is investing $108.8 million and BCIT is contributing $6 million towards the $115 million project. […]

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