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Tech-enhanced classrooms inspire collaboration at Toronto university

Welcoming its first students in September 2018, the Myhal Centre for Engineering Innovation & Entrepreneurship, University of Toronto (U of T), Ont., is designed to enable collaboration between researchers, students, industry partners, and alumni. This nine-level, energy efficient building includes prototyping facilities, multidisciplinary research hubs, design studios, and technology enhanced learning spaces.

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Pairing solar panels with metal roofs

In trying to achieve specific outcomes within the realm of sustainability, architects and designers are increasingly learning to pair technologies for improved efficiency or performance. One case in point can be found with the combination of solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems mounted to a standing-seam metal roof—a result that brings together renewable energy with longevity.

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