Time to explore the realm of infinite possibility and experience the future. We are proud to announce our host sites for Green Energy Doors Open – Ottawa this year! You won’t want to miss these. Click here for a sneak peek of what’s out there.
The Electric Vehicle Council of Ottawa is partnering with GEDO17 Ottawa and will be organizing the Electric Vehicle Exhibition being held on September 30th at Lansdowne Park (Aberdeen Square).
Want to see what you can expect at GEDO17? Watch this video outlining the GEDO16 activities.
The Ottawa Region Green Energy Doors Open events will take place on Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1. There are 3 components to the weekend activities:
The Centre for Home Energy Research (CHEeR) house is a state of the art research facility that makes use of solar thermal energy, seasonal thermal storage, and provides a test bed for various innovative concepts with the aim of reducing the overall energy demands. Single-family detached homes are the dominant form of housing in the residential sector which contributes to 17% of Canada’s total energy end use. As such, the research conducted on this fully equipped research house is invaluable in finding ways to reduce energy consumption in the residential sector.
Come out to the Energy Showcase and talk to Monika about the magic she creates and puts in a jar! It's a healing salve for all kinds of skin conditions - made from all natural ingredients.
RND Construction is showcasing one of their model homes at 793 Fielding! The house incorporates increased insulation levels and energy efficient HVAC systems to achieve an R2000 designation with an EnerGuide rating of 89.
All of the lighting fixtures are LED, drywall is recycled, millwork and trim are formaldehyde-free,paints and sealants are low VOC and the birch flooring is made from reclaimed river logs. Horizontal exterior louvers and roof overhangs are used on the south façade to prevent overheating of the house during the summer months.
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