Research & Development

Associated’s scientists and engineers leverage their applied research skills and practical experience to develop innovative solutions to infrastructure and natural resources projects. A number of our staff serve as adjunct professors with Canadian universities and supervise graduate research. We also bring extensive experience in research and development for government agencies seeking to improve systems and address issues that have application beyond a single project.  
 
Our research and development work includes the following:
  • Bench and pilot-scale process research in water and wastewater
  • Soil and groundwater remediation field trials
  • Computer simulation to test alternatives
  • Experimental design, including statistical design
  • Research partnership coordination with universities
  • Research and development funding applications.
additional resources

Reaching the tipping point of performancebased building design

Imagine a building that uses no more energy than the landscape that surrounds it.

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Leadership and responsibility in a changing climate

Across the world, including here in Canada, the climate is changing. In Canada, the average air temperature increased by 1.5°C between 1950 and 2010, which is about twice the global average increase over that period.

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Sustainable engineering integration helps mitigate climate change

The climate is changing. It is no longer a discussion of a future event, as we are already seeing the impacts of climate change on communities globally today.

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