Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.86
Liaison Nadia Harduar
Submission Date June 19, 2019
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STARS v2.1

University of Ontario Institute of Technology
IN-25: Innovation B

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.00 / 1.00 Nadia Harduar
Asset and Sustainability Planner
Office of Campus Infrastructure and Sustainability
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Name or title of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome:
Phase Change Material Installation

A brief description of the innovative policy, practice, program, or outcome that outlines how credit criteria are met and any positive measurable outcomes associated with the innovation:

Phase Change Material (PCM), Infinite R stores energy when you don’t need it, and releasing it when you do. This product is made using mineral based raw materials of salts, clay and water. It is non-toxic, made from naturally occurring raw materials, requires no fossil fuel energy to grow or generate. Phase Change Material with a thermal capacity of 100btu's per square foot, was installed across the entire campus, above all the acoustic ceiling tiles. It is also installed in the walls of the newly renovated OCIS office building. The PCM installation was part of a greenhouse gas and retrofit program for the university to reduce its carbon footprint.

Which of the following impact areas does the innovation most closely relate to? (select up to three):
Air & Climate

A letter of affirmation from an individual with relevant expertise or a press release or publication featuring the innovation :

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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