Case Studies & Stories

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-pro t 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.

Hub

Green Economy North

Location

Sudbury, ON

Type

Religious Organization

Size

Small – 1.5 Employees

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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