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ASHRAE funds 24 undergraduate HVAC projects; 3 in Canada

March 28, 2016 - The ASHRAE Senior Undergraduate Project Grant Program has selected three school endeavours in Canada to fund, with the goal of increasing student knowledge, learning and awareness of the HVAC&R industry.


March 28, 2016
By Renée Francoeur

This year, 24 schools from around the world were awarded grants, totalling some $110,000.
The grants are used to design and construct projects, such as Carleton University’s evaluation of office-level energy consumption, using a sparse sensor network, in Ottawa, Ont.

Other grant recipients in Canada are:

• Ryerson University: Design and Prototyping of a Heat Transfer Enhanced Hybrid Air-Based Building Integrated Solar Photovoltaic/Thermal Collector for Net Zero Energy Building Applications
• University of Windsor: A Novel Membrane Absorption Heat Pump

For more information on the grant program, visit www.ashrae.org/grants. ASHRAE will begin accepting applications for the 2016-17 program in August 2016, with a December 2016 final deadline.

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