Okotoks completed a multi-facility energy efficiency retrofit in 2014, which included their Recreation Centre, Centennial Arena, and Fire Hall. With operational cost savings expected to be as high as $50,000 per year, the payback period is estimated to be 6.7 years. The project will also save the Town 4,268 GJ of energy and 327 tonnes of GHG emissions per year.
2Simple Payback Period
21509kWh/yearElectrical Energy Savings
148GJ/yearNatural Gas Energy Savings
The Town of Redwater completed a retrofit on their Town Office in 2013. Energy saving measures included replacing manual thermostats with programmable models, replacing the weatherstripping along exterior doors and windows, and updating T12 and incandescent lighting to T8s and CFLs.
The payback period for the project is only 3.6 years, with the updates anticipated to net cost savings of $3,003, energy savings of 225 GJ, and 18 tonnes of CO2 on an annual basis.
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