The Campus

Green Building Expo 2016

Utilizing cutting-edge virtual trade show technology, we are pleased to announce Green Building Expo. This first-of-its-kind show will be held in “cyberspace” starting April 12, 2016 and running for a full year. 

The Campus Welcomes Dr. Jose Etcheverry as Official Scholar in Residence

The Living City Campus at Kortright is pleased to announce our first Scholar in Residence, Dr. Jose Etcheverry!

The Living City Farm

Join us at The Living City Campus Farm for an open air farmers' market! 

June 13 - 9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
June 21 11:30 a.m. - 1p.m.
Sept 12 - 9a.m. - 12 p.m.
Sept 25 - 27 - 10 a.m. - 4p.m.
Oct 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31, Nov 1 10a.m. - 4 p.m.


The Living City Campus Solar Trailer Rental

Do you need a mobile power source with minimal fuel costs? Our solar trailers could be right for you!

BRE Innovation Park

The primary aim of the Innovation Park model is to provide a platform for the construction industry to demonstrate innovative solutions to achieve low carbon buildings and sustainable neighbourhood development and to provide government and industry with data on capital costs, skills gaps and carbon savings.

New study to help improve integration of solar energy into the Ontario electricity grid

The Local Distribution Company (LDC) Tomorrow Fund is investing in the Sustainable Technologies Evaluation Program's solar research at the Living City Campus. 

Research & Analysis

Canadian ETV Program - Procedure for Laboratory Testing of Oil-Grit Separators

The Canadian Environmental Technology Verification (ETV) Program provides independent verification of technology performance claims so that users, developers, regulators, and other parties can make informed decisions about purchasing, applying, and regulating innovative technologies.  

Low Impact Development Stormwater Management Guide

The Low Impact Development (LID) Stormwater Management Guide is a joint initiative of the Toronto and Region and Credit Valley Conservation Authorities that has been developed in consultation with representatives from the Ministry of the Environment, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, GTA municipalities and the development industry. 

Performance Evaluation of Bioretention Cells

Bioretention systems typically consist of a shallow, excavated depression with layers of stone, prepared soil mix, mulch and specially selected native vegetation that is tolerant to road salt and periodic inundation.

Evaluation of Solar Assisted, Electric and Gas Golf Carts

This  6 month study at Bathurst Glen Golf Course  in Richmond Hill revealed that gas carts were on average over three times less fuel efficient than an electric golf cart. In real terms, the difference in fuel economy between a gas and electric golf cart is similar to that of a Hummer H3 SUV and a Toyota Prius Hybrid car.