Trent Community Research Centre Project Collection

Barriers to sustainable housing
Summary of barriers to sustainable housing -- Introduction -- Definition of sustainability -- Definition of affordability -- Overview of Peterborough's current housing state -- How to access social housing in Peterborough -- Affordable housing in Peterborough -- Sustainable housing options for Peterborough -- Solutions to obtain sustainable housing -- Target areas for sustainable housing -- How to ensure Peterborough's housing stock will be environmentally sustainable -- What are the benefits to environmentally sustainable homes? -- What if I cannot afford to make my home more sustainable? -- Strategies for sustainable development -- Conclusion -- Bibliography., by Britt Langzik ; for Patty Morrison at Community Opportunity Innovation Network (COIN). --, Date of project submission: April 2002, Includes bibliographic references (p. 22)., GEOG 470H.
In the spirit of thinking globally and acting locally
Introduction -- The concept of sustainable development at the international and community level -- The shifting economic paradigm: sustainable development, neoclassical economics and how to measure societal welfare -- The concept of sustainable development, the trend towards alternative measures of societal welfare and the Peterborough Community -- The ten month workplan: Guidelines for development -- The ten month workplan -- Estimated costs -- Bibliography -- Appendix 1: The social planning network of Ontario's quality of life index -- Appendix 2: Community health index questionnaire -- Appendix 3: What is presently being measured in the Peterborough Area: A list of key informational sources for the development of a sustainability index., Kevin Fitzmaurice. --, CHDS 580: Community Economic/Enterprise Development.
Sustainability
Executive summary -- Introduction -- Research questions -- Methodlogy -- Literature review -- Background statistical information -- Worldwide indicators and sustainability frameworks -- Recommended indicators for the City of Peterborough -- Conclusion -- References -- Appendix., James Durkin., Includes final research report., Date of Project completion: April 1, 2006, Includes bibliographic references (p. 53-57)., GEOG 440, Geography, Research in Physical Geography.
Sustainable housing alternatives
Introduction -- What is sustainability? -- Why sustainable alternative are needed -- Different approaches to sustainable housing -- Analysis/conclusions -- Contact information -- References., prepared by Robin Kortright. --, For Professor Jennifer Clapp and Community Opportunity and Innovation Network (COIN) Inc. through the Trent Centre for Community-Based Education, April 27, 2001., Includes bibliographic references (p. 44)., ERST 383: Community-Based Research Project.
Towards sustainable living in Peterborough
Acknowledgments -- Table of contents -- List of figures -- List of tables -- List of appendices -- Purpose and rationale for the study. Definition of terms. Definition of study area -- Literature review. Sustainable development. Straw bale housing. History. Benefits. Common concerns -- Methodology. Primary data collection. Sampling method pertaining to Research Question #4. Primary data analysis. Secondary data collection -- Results and discussion. Section 1: Municipal regulatory control of development. Building regulations. Section 2: Potential stakeholders. Section 3: Municipal receptiveness to sustainable development. Section 4: Opportunities and barriers -- Conclusion., by Sonya Bolton. --, A project report, submitted to Prof. A. Brunger and Prof. J. Marsh, for partial completion of Geography 470, Trent University, Monday, April 2, 2001., Clients: Mr. JP Pawliw of Generation Solar and Mr. Vince Hughes of Peterborough Green-Up., Includes bibliographic references., GEO 470: Research in Human Geography.
Transportation and air quality indicators for the City of Peterborough
Introduction and purppose -- Literature review -- Methodology -- Results -- Discussion -- Implications of the research -- Conclusions/recommendations -- References -- Appendices., by Tiffany Grove., Includes: Literture Review, Final research report, Bibliography, Electronic copies of the above., Completed for: Susan Sauve, PSN ; Susan Wurtele, Steven Tufts, Trent University, TCCBE., Date of project submission: April 2005., Includes references (p. 27)., GEOG 470: Research in Human Geography.

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