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CWSF 2006 - Saguenay, Québec

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Denise Meeches, Chantel Vivier

Smart Shelter
Division:Health Sciences
Region:Manitoba First Nations
City:Portage la prairie, MB, Edwin, MB
School:Long Plain School
Abstract:In this project we experimented with the ability of different materials to absorb and store heat from the sun. We also looked at traditional First Nations building materials used in the earth lodge. We used the results of our study and the knowledge gained to design an energy efficient home for a local site.

Awards Value
Petro-Canada Peer Innovation Award - Junior
Central Canada
Sponsor: Petro-Canada