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Shifting Energy Perspectives

Visualize your home's heating loss and find out what we can learn from Germany

Explore topics we all read about and care about, and encounter in our daily lives. Enjoy a conversation with the University of Calgary about the things that matter. 

Join UCalgary researchers as they share their discoveries about how energy is escaping your home, and how healthy environments, renewable energy and a sustainable economy are all connected!

Thursday, November 2
Doors: 6:30 p.m. |  Talk begins: 7 p.m.
Fish Creek Library | 11161 Bonaventure Drive SE

Space is limited, register on UCalgary's website.  



Geoffrey Hay, an associate professor in UCalgary’s Department of Geography in the Faculty of Arts, leads an active graduate and post-doctoral research program titled Thermal Remote Sensing and GEOBIA for Urban Energy Efficiency. He will share his work and answer your questions about his company MyHEAT, a website that tracks where energy is escaping from your home, and steps you can take to stop this.

Mishka Lysack, an associate professor in the Faculty of Social Work, leads research focused on the connections between a healthy environment, renewable energy and a sustainable economy, as well as connections between community, social health and well-being. He will share his research and answer your questions on what we can learn from Germany’s success in adopting renewable energy.