Projects

  • Sustainable Playground

    As part of their Communications course, undergraduate engineering students from the University of Ottawa were tasked to research the development of a park/playground for a low-income area of Ottawa. 

  • Carleton University 75 Community-Academic Expo

    A sub-committee of the Carleton University 75 Community-Academic Expo, focused on the academic-community partnerships in the area of sustainability, requested guidance from an OETN advisor to assist them in selecting the environmental projects and partners to be featured in the upcoming Expo.

  • Community Based Stream Monitoring

    Gaining a better understanding of the similarities and differences between existing community-based water monitoring in Ottawa and examining how these programs can be adapted.

  • Community Compost in Lowertown Ottawa

    This project was in collaboration with Ottawa Biosphere Eco-City (OBEC) and a local Ottawa resident to develop a community compost project for Lowertown, Ottawa.

  • Dominion Chalmers Energy Efficiency Assessment

    Students in the Communication Course for Engineering Students at Carleton University conducted a research project on how to lower energy demand and improve environmental sustainability of the Carleton Dominion Chalmers Centre.

  • Ottawa Council Watch

    The goals of this project were to determine the voting records of Ottawa Councilors on environmental issues and the consequences of key votes on major environmental issues facing our city.

  • Low Impact Development and Green Infrastructure in the Carp River

    The goal was to demonstrate how low impact development can help address climate change in the greater Ottawa Area.

  • District Energy System Research

    Research and analysis related to the feasibility of a district energy system in Old Ottawa East.

  • Ottawa Centre EcoDistrict Project Videos

    The objective of this project was to produce a suite of videos to inform and engage stakeholders about the Ottawa Centre EcoDistrict (OCED).