A large sign sits in front of the Urbandale Centre for Home Energy Research on a sunny day.

Urbandale Home Energy Research Centre to Open at Carleton

Carleton University, along with its partners, will celebrate the grand opening of the Urbandale Centre for Home Energy Research on Wednesday, May 25, 2016. The event will include remarks and tours of the home and its innovative research projects.

Media are invited to attend, and this will be a great photo and visual opportunity. Experts will be on hand to describe the various energy technologies and experiments in the home. Refreshments will be served.

When:  Remarks begin at 11 a.m. sharp, and tours of the house will begin at approximately 11:25.

Where: Urbandale Centre for Home Energy Research (near parking lot P7 and the Bronson entrance), Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa. Please note that this event takes place outdoors.

Speakers include:
Roseann Runte, president, Carleton University
Pierre Normand, vice-president, External Relations and Communications, Canada Foundation for Innovation
Peter Weiss, general manager, Urbandale Construction
Nimal Rajapakse, vice-president (Research and International), Carleton University
Ian Beausoleil-Morrison, Canada Research Chair in Innovative Energy Systems for Residential Buildings, Carleton University

Parking: Parking is available in parking lot P7. Please leave your media credentials on your dashboards.

The Urbandale Centre for Home Energy Research is supported by Carleton’s Office of the Vice-President (Research and International); Carleton’s research-intensive Faculty of Engineering and Design; Urbandale Construction; and the Canada Foundation for Innovation.

Media Inquiries:
Chris Cline
Media Relations Officer
Carleton University
613-520-2600, ext. 1391
christopher_cline@carleton.ca

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