“Northern Nomad” tiny house – Net-Zero Energy Footprint

“Northern Nomad” tiny house - Net-Zero Energy Footprint

(Theme 2 – Energy, Theme 3 – Design)

Organization: Carleton University – Faculty of Engineering and Design

Timeline for Completion: Ongoing


“The primary purpose of this project is to build an energy and water autonomous house. “Northern Nomad” tiny house demonstrates how an Ottawa-based home can have a net-zero energy footprint and on-site water generation.

The innovative 220-square-foot house started as a fourth-year capstone class project. The home uses state-of-the-art technology to ensure optimal efficiency and helps to sustain itself by storing solar power and collecting atmospheric water.

The house is equipped with sensors and monitors which researchers will use it to collect data and perform energy research over the next few years.

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Contact Us:
Steven Reid, Media Relations Officer, Carleton University
613-520-2600, ext. 8718

Carleton University Hosts `Tiny’ Open House for Net-Zero Energy Project

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Project entered on: September 9, 2018 at 11:55 am

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