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Date:9/3/2013

ill carry out case studies on existing buildings in which, through retrofits, they will attempt to prove the validity of techniques they have developed through their research.

Athienitis, a professor in the Department of Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering, is the Concordia University Research Chair in "Integration of Solar Energy Systems into Buildings," as well as scientific director of the Smart Net-zero Energy Buildings Strategic Network (SNEBRN), a nationwide university initiative headquartered at Concordia. SNEBRN's goal is to invent and implement technologies that make it possible for buildings to generate as much energy as they consume (net-zero), or even to produce more energy than they consume. Athienitis is also Director of Concordia's Centre for Zero Energy Building Studies, a key group that will collaborate with the Chair.


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Contact: Clea Desjardins
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