The County of St. Paul completed retrofitted their Public Workshop in 2014. The retrofit included a complete overhaul of the building's mechanical systems, a lighting retrofit, and replacement of all exterior overhead doors. The project is expected to save the County $19,797, 2,629 GJ of energy, and 162 tonnes of emissions annually.
No community and no project is too big or too small to make a change.
Over 25% of Alberta’s municipalities have participated in our programs. These municipalities have applied for funding to implement energy-saving initiatives and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in their communities—and you can too! Learn more about how each project has saved municipalities money, saved energy, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, and more.
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The Town of Redwater completed an energy efficiency retrofit at their Town Office in 2013. After making upgrades to lighting, weatherstripping, and automation system, the project is expected to reduce annual greenhouse gas emissions by 18 tonnes.
The Viking Multiplex & Curling Club underwent an energy efficiency retrofit in 2013. After making upgrades to both mechanical and electrical systems, the project is resulting in savings of $1,690, 164 GJ, and 10 tonnes of emissions per year.
Red Deer conducted a multi-facility retrofit in 2014, which included five community recreation centres and arenas. With annual cost savings expected to be $54,098, the project will pay itself back in only 3 years. The retrofit will also save the City 2,482 GJ of energy and 279 tonnes of greenhouse gases annually.
The Town of Coronation updated the heating system of their outdoor swimming pool in 2013. Upgrading their existing 65% efficiency boiler to a 94% efficiency condensing model, the Town is expected to save $1,187, 250 GJ, and 13 tonnes of greenhouse gases per year.
The Town of Crossfield retrofitted the Crossfield and District Community Center in 2013, focusing on replacing the building's twelve existing furnaces. By significantly enhancing the furnace's efficiency, it's estimated that $2,286, 294 GJ, and 15 tonnes of CO2 will be saved per year.
The City of Brooks retrofitted their City Hall in 2012, making upgrades to their interior lighting. Their modest investment of $1,664 is expected to net an exceptional return with a payback period of only 10 months.
One of the first communities to complete a TAME project, Wembley retrofitted their Town Office in 2012. By upgrading the mechanical and electrical systems as well as the building envelope, the Town is saving $976, 72 GJ of energy, and 7 tonnes of greenhouse gases annually.
The City of St. Albert's Akinsdale and Kinex arenas were retrofitted in 2013, with energy conservation measures focused on the building's heating and automation systems. The $63,650 project will pay itself back in only 2.6 years, with annual savings of $14,629, 1,520 GJ of energy, and 115 tonnes of emissions.
The Falher Regional Recreation Complex underwent an energy efficiency retrofit in 2013, with upgrades made to its mechanical systems and lighting. The project is expected to save the Town $6,221, 503 GJ, and 46 tonnes of greenhouse gases annually.