Case Studies

Demonstrating sustainability and profitability go hand-in-hand

Trinity United Church

Trinity United is a small community church in Capreol, Ontario, operated as a small non-profit organization administered and maintained by volunteers and funded by members.

Project

Achieved energy optimization and building envelope improvements through more efficient programming of heating cycles, adding a layer on stained glass windows, and improving door seals with inexpensive consumer solutions.

Location
Sudbury

Industry
Other services (except public administration)

Size
Small

Cost
<$1,000

Payback period
1.5 years

Natural gas reductions
~1,500 m3/year (projected)

Energy reductions
~1,000 kWh/year (projected)

Cost savings
$750/year

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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.

Kingston

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Replaced all 24-hour fluorescent lighting with LED lights.

Ottawa

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Replaced two of their trucks with electric vehicles.

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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.