Rain for roads : the Ministère des Transports du Québec innovates

02_02_2016

Collect rainwater to wash the streets of Montreal ? This is the feat accomplished by Montreal’s new MTQ-CGER Integrated Centre.

Certified LEED GOLD in March 2015, this building not only integrates best practices in green architecture, but also showcases a novel approach to the use of rainwater. “To achieve such performance, however, first required considerable teamwork,” observes Céline Mertenat.

(Translation of an excerpt from an article written by Marie Gagnon and published January 11, 2016 on the Web site Portail Constructo : http://www.portailconstructo.com/infoconstructo/pluie_rue_mtq_innove