Mike Voll presented "Together, Designing our Sustainable Future" at the 2017 Sarnia-Lambton Energy symposium. The presentation provides an overview of Stantec's Power expertise, the evolving grid, various types of energy storage and a detailed overview on microgrids.
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River resiliency: Restoring function and process following a natural disaster
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[With Video] Living WELL: Designing a new home for hundreds with health at the heart
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From the Design Quarterly: Culture 2.0 in the workplace
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Student housing series: Student housing vs. multi-family housing—what are the differences?
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Published: Managing sewer rehabilitation design with the push of a button
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