Canadian Geographic - - INFOGRAPHI­C -

It is im­per­a­tive that cities of the fu­ture pri­or­i­tize sus­tain­abil­ity. Side­walk Toronto has pro­posed en­ergy ef­fi­cient hous­ing and a multi-source district heating and cool­ing ther­mal grid sys­tem that har­nesses heat from geo­ther­mal sources and waste en­ergy from the nearby Port­lands En­ergy Cen­tre, and cool­ing from the depths of Lake On­tario. This sys­tem will have to be adap­tive, given Toronto’s tem­per­a­ture swings.

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