Case Studies

Demonstrating sustainability and profitability go hand-in-hand

Kingston & Frontenac Housing Corporation

Kingston & Frontenac Housing Corporation is a social housing provider that manages of 1,577 rent-geared-to-income, rent-supplemented housing units, senior and adult units in the City of Kingston and Frontenac County, Ontario.

Project

Upgraded over 300 new stove ranges with Safe-T-Elements, saving 166 kWh per stove each year.

Location
Kingston

Industry
Health care and social assistance

Size
Small

Cost
$180,700 – $8,700 incentive from Utilities Kingston = $172,000

Payback period
7.5 years

Energy reductions
140,000 kWh/year

GHG reductions
7 tonnes of GHGs/year

Cost savings
$24,000/year for electricity
($299,000 over 20 years)

See other projects related to: #energy #ghg

Explore More

Hamilton and Burlington

Wonderfloat

Changed eight standard 1500W wall mounted convection heaters to eight 800W ceiling mounted far infrared radiant heaters.

Sudbury

TownePlace Suites

Implemented behavioural changes, including energy efficient housekeeping and establishing a Green Team to connect all members of their team and promote a culture of sustainability.

Waterloo Region

City of Kitchener

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.

Ottawa

Lightenco

Replaced two of their trucks with electric vehicles.