Case Studies & Stories

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.


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.

Waterloo Region

Public administration



Payback period
2 years

GHG reductions
17.26 tCO2e/ year

Cost savings
$2,000/ year

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

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