Recent Submissions

  • Contribution of the University of Calgary Institutional Sustainability Strategy to the Sustainable Development Goals 

    Gomez Blanco, Andres (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2020-08)
    This project addresses the following question: to what extent does the University of Calgary Institutional Sustainability Strategy (ISS) contribute the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Recent studies do not report the ...
  • Using smartphone data to design urban spaces: visualization, modeling, and public engagement 

    Rout, Angela (Science, University of Calgary, 2020-05-21)
    University campuses contain outdoor spaces that, when well-designed, can support student well-being. It may be easier to design campuses that benefit students if designers are aware of student movement and campus use ...
  • Optimization of Waste Collection System at University of Calgary 

    Farahbakhsh, Samira (Environmental Design, Graduate Studies, Haskayne School of Business, Law, Schulich School of Engineering, Sustainable Energy Development, University of Calgary, 2019-08)
    This project would not have been possible without the support of Ana Pazmino at facility management of University of Calgary. Her support through all the steps of this project was invaluable and helped me to understand and ...
  • Modeling of the Water-based Heating System of the Mechanical Engineering Building at the University of Calgary 

    Ahmed, Saeed (Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary, 2019-12)
    In this research, the model of the water-based heating system of Mechanical Engineering Building (MEB) is developed. This project is conducted in collaboration with “Office of Sustainability” of University of Calgary (UofC), ...
  • The Irony of Climate Science and the Race to Net Zero A Carbon Footprint Investigation 

    MacKinnon, Catherine Marie (Graduate Studies Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2019-08-19)
    A carbon footprint investigation of the Kluane Lake Research Station (KLRS), which supports the advancement of climate science, is vital to identify the organization’s large-scale contribution to climate change. A comprehensive ...
  • Minimizing Demand Transmission Service Charges in Optimal Sizing and Scheduling Of Campus Microgrids 

    Karami, Mahboobeh (Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary, 2019-01-25)
    Microgrids have paved the way through the exploitation of distributed generation resources and eliminating the requisite of high-duty transmission infrastructure. The study presented in this thesis develops a two-stage ...
  • The Benefits Of Building Resealing And Lighting Fixture Renovation 

    Philip, Thomas (Graduate Studies, Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Law, Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2016)
    Approaches reducing energy usage are identified for university residence buildings in this project, and applied in an analysis for a particular building, namely Olympus Hall, University of Calgary. It is proposed that ...
  • Evaluation Of The University Of Calgary Cogeneration Plant 

    Lessoway, Steve (Graduate Studies, Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Law, Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2015)
    With greenhouse gas (GHG) intensity of electrical power in Alberta being among the highest in Canada, facilities are adopting cogeneration technology to achieve reductions in GHG emissions while also benefiting from decreased ...
  • Pre-feasibility Study Of District Energy In The West Campus Development 

    Dufour, Philippe; Mistry, Krupa; Ritchie, Rheanne (Graduate Studies, Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Law, Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2014)
    District Energy (DE) stands as a promising technology, which has environmental, energy, and economic benefits. DE has the potential to reduce our dependence on centralized energy production, carbon-intensive power generation, ...
  • 2011-2012 University Of Calgary Scope 3 Ghg Inventory 

    Lee, David (Graduate Studies, Haskayne School of Business, Schulich School of Engineering, Law, Environmental Design, Sustainable Energy Development, 2013)
    This research project conducts a Scope 3 GHG Inventory for the University of Calgary for the operating year 2011-12 using the World Resources Institute (WRI) Greenhouse Gas Protocol Corporate Value Chain (Scope 3) Accounting ...

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