• Polyurethane Destroys Building in Connecticut
  • Polyurethane Destroys Building in Connecticut
  • Polyurethane Destroys Building in Connecticut
  • Polyurethane Destroys Building in Connecticut
201407.07
2

Polyurethane Destroys Building in Connecticut

NBC Connecticut reported that “Polyurethane foam insulation in the attic of a Middlebury mansion spontaneously combusted Thursday evening, causing the house to go up in flames and destroying the multi-million-dollar mansion, according to fire officials.” Polyurethane spray foam insulation, also referred to as “solid gasoline’ by Doug Stewart of Federated Insurance of Canada, has destroyed yet another…

  • Integrating EDVs Within Advanced Houses and the Power Grid
  • Integrating EDVs Within Advanced Houses and the Power Grid
  • Integrating EDVs Within Advanced Houses and the Power Grid
201405.26
0

Integrating EDVs Within Advanced Houses and the Power Grid

Today’s grid is primarily a vehicle for moving electricity from central power plants to electricity consumers.  The next generation of this grid, the smart grid, will have an overlay of intelligence, thereby, enabling it to weave together several important societal assets for the mutual benefit of electricity producers, consumers and the environment.  The societal assets…

  • Getting to Net Zero Energy Food
  • Getting to Net Zero Energy Food
201405.26
0

Getting to Net Zero Energy Food

Until the turn of the last century, all the food energy available on this planet was derived from the sun through photosynthesis.  One either ate plants or ate animals that ate plants where, in either case, the energy in the food ultimately came freely from the sun.  Such an agricultural system had a very favourable…

201405.26
0

Sevag Pogharian Guest Speaker at 2nd Building Integrated PV Symposium: New Visions for Solar in the Built Environment, Toronto

in News Tags:

Sevag Pogharian is among invited guest speakers at the 2nd Building Integrated PV Symposium: New Visions for Solar in the Built Environment to be held in Toronto, Ontario.  This event is organized by the Canadian German Chamber of Industry and Commerce and the City of Toronto to invite the solar and building industry to jointly explore the…

201405.26
1

18 February 2014: Sevag Pogharian Guest Speaker at Contech

in News Tags:

Sevag Pogharian is among invited guest speakers at Contech’s conference: LES DÉFIS DU BÂTIMENT PERFORMANT ET DURABLE: Déconstruire les mythes et entretenir les meilleures pratiques.  Sevag will discuss challenges of reaching the net zero energy target.  To download the conference program, click here.

21 August 2012:  Montréal ZERO Project is Showcased in Provincial Electoral Campaign
201405.26
0

21 August 2012: Montréal ZERO Project is Showcased in Provincial Electoral Campaign

in News

Jean Charest, Premier of Québec, announces an electoral campaign program to support the production of multi-generational housing. The announcement takes place at a multi-generational house designed, and built by Sevag Pogharian.  Above, Premier of Québec, Jean Charest, Member of National Assemly, Marguerite Blais, and Sevag Pogharian at the electoral campaign announcement.

  • 15 June 2009:  Alstonvale Net Zero House is Featured in the Documentary Film: Chercher le courant
  • 15 June 2009:  Alstonvale Net Zero House is Featured in the Documentary Film: Chercher le courant
  • 15 June 2009:  Alstonvale Net Zero House is Featured in the Documentary Film: Chercher le courant
201405.26
0

15 June 2009: Alstonvale Net Zero House is Featured in the Documentary Film: Chercher le courant

in News

Actor Roy Dupuis and camera crew at the Alstonvale Net Zero House for the filming of a segment of the documentary Chercher le Courant. The Alstonvale Net Zero House, an ambitious net zero energy demonstration project designed and built by Montréal ZERO, was a laureate of Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s EQuilibrium Competition.

3 May 2013:  Montréal ZERO Awarded ecoEII Research and Development Grant by Canada’s Federal Government
201405.04
0

3 May 2013: Montréal ZERO Awarded ecoEII Research and Development Grant by Canada’s Federal Government

in News Tags:

Montreal ZERO Inc. was awarded an ecoENERGY Inovation Initiative Research and Development Grant by Canada’s federal government in May 2013. This R&D project will focus on developing building integrated PV-thermal (BIPV-T) technologies. Project Title:  Plug and Play Building-Integrated Photovoltaic and Thermal (BIPV-T) Technologies Lead Proponent: Montréal ZERO Inc. Location: Montréal, Quebec Funding: $522,170 The Building Integrated Photovoltaic and Thermal…