This work will be done in collaboration with Credit Valley Conservation, a community-based environmental organization, dedicated to protecting, restoring and managing the natural resources of the Credit River Watershed. Also providing expertise to the project as a collaborative partner is RainGrid Inc, a climate adaptation firm specializing in Stormwater Smartgrid distributed rain harvesting systems for residential stormwater networks.
George Brown College will work with ROXUL® and Dow Building Solutions®, as well as Empire Communities and Clearsphere consultants, to evaluate and monitor the performance of new building envelope systems on two demonstration homes.
Windgineered Technologies Inc. is a Canadian company located in Orangeville, Ontario. The company’s core business is to provide, manage, facilitate, and report research initiatives to the intellectual property owning clients. The research involved is focused on the industries of renewable energy, potable water, and hydroponic aquaculture.
Geotextile cloth has been scientifically demonstrated as a favourable alternative to burying canes to protect tender fruits. However, because this technology currently can only be applied manually, it has not been widely adopted. Hinterland Wine Company seeks to become an early adopter of geotextiles. In this project, the research team will design and fabricate a proof-of-concept mechanism to perform this task in an automated way for the first time.
Daneson Ltd. is a Toronto-based company providing flavoured toothpicks to high end retailers globally. This partnership between Daneson and George Brown College’s School of Mechanical Engineering Technology will lead to the development of customized process automation solutions for Daneson’s toothpick flavouring and bottling process.