Indigenous Ecological Knowledge: A Blanket of Warmth

MacPherson Engineering Inc. – Technical Award

Jury: This simple, affordable and highly transferable design solution to the substandard indoor environmental quality in much of the First Nations housing stock across the country, is notable for its collaborative approach and the inspiration it takes from traditional Aboriginal structures. The transition from forced air to radiant heat brings multiple benefits, with a payback period of less than 10 years.

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