Case Studies

Demonstrating sustainability and profitability go hand-in-hand

City of Kitchener

The City of Kitchener is the largest municipality in Waterloo Region. Located in the geographic heart of the region, the city is home to 225,000 people.

Project

Installed a coil on a supply air duct at City Hall to reclaim the heat exhausted through the evaporative fluid cooler that is created when the air handling unit is in dehumidification mode.

Location
Waterloo Region

Industry
Public administration

Size
Large

Cost
$4,000

Payback period
2 years

GHG reductions
17.26 tonnes of GHGs/year

Cost savings
$2,000/year

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Hamilton and Burlington

Walker Emulsions

Rented and temporarily installed a water softener to test the viability of producing emulsion using soft water, with the goal of preventing build-up in process heat exchangers.

Kingston

Kingston & Frontenac Housing Corporation

Upgraded over 300 new stove ranges with Safe-T-Elements.

York Region

Alectra Utilities (York Region)

Conducted an idling reduction initiative for fleet and personal vehicles at service centres.

Sudbury

Trinity United Church

More efficiently programmed heating cycles, added a layer on stained glass windows, and improved door seals with inexpensive consumer solutions.