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.
38Simple Payback Period
1583kWh/yearElectrical Energy Savings
13GJ/yearNatural Gas Energy Savings
13tonnes CO2e/yearGHG Reductions
The Summer Village of Ma-Me-O Beach retrofitted their Community Hall in 2013. Making the switch to more energy efficient light fixtures, the upgrades included converting all T12 fluorescent tubes to T8s and replacing 100W and 60W incandescent bulbs withLED flood lights and CFLs. All exterior windows were also replaced to reduce air and heat loss. The project will save Ma-Me-O Beach approximately $333, 21 GJ, and 2 tonnes of CO2 each year.
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