Canadian university set to save $1.5m through energy efficiency

A university in Ontario, Canada is nearing the end of a two year project which will save over $1.5m over n Symons Campus and Traill College ine years.

Affecting 26 buildings and 126,000 square metres of space on the Symons Campus and Traill College, the project supports the university’s mandate to enhance environmental sustainability on campus, as well as in the greater community.

The scheme, which includes microcogeneration, VSD pumps, heating and boilers as well as energy recovery systems will save an estimated 2,650 metric tonnes of CO2 annually, according to Dr. Leo Groarke, the university’s President and Vice-Chancellor.

Trent University has awarded the $15.5 million contract to Ameresco Canada.

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