It has been a very busy week in the PRCN (Price Research Center North). We had visitors from the University of Berkley in to do some research projects in the Radiant Test Chamber (video coming soon), and yesterday afternoon Price hosted some Architecture students from the University of Manitoba. The students enjoyed some presentations, and then a tour of the PRCN, complete with a real ‘hands-on’ approach to some smoke tests. Check out some photos below – they were a very energetic bunch of students!
I hope that everyone was able to find some time to remember during Remembrance Day yesterday. Having the day off yesterday has thrown me for a bit of a loop – today feels like Monday, except it’s Friday tomorrow. I guess that’s not a bad thing!
Right now there are many Price employees at the Greenbuild Conference and Expo in Phoenix, Arizona. We have a booth (see photo below!) that we hope conveys Price’s respect for the environment. Sustainable solutions for saving energy are not only good for the planet, but have financial savings benefits as well. Many buildings are now striving to become LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified. For more info on the LEED program, check out the US Green Buildings Council website here: http://www.usgbc.org/DisplayPage.aspx?CategoryID=19
Of course, Al Gore is this year’s keynote speaker at the event. Here’s hoping that the green energy that comes from that conference can be passed on to everyone who was unable to attend!
For more info on Price’s green initiatives, check out www.price-hvac.com/green.