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Energy Management

The Energy Management team provides heating, cooling and power to all academic, administrative, retail, and residences on campus. In order to accomplish this, we generate high pressure steam for heating and chilled water for cooling, and deliver these by way of underground service tunnels to mechanical rooms of each building for distribution to the various heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) units within the building. They also generate and distribute power through our 10 megawatt co-generation plant and associated high voltage electrical distribution system.

Energy at a Glance

lightbulb

23,230

Lights converted to LED

$5M

Reduced Utility Cost 2020 vs 2015

emissions

$17M

Grants, Incentives, & Rebates for Energy & GHG Projects since 2015

lightning bolt

23.8M

kWh saved since 2015

District Energy Plant

Combined heat and power, distributed generation, or recycled energy—is the simultaneous production of two or more forms of energy from a single fuel source. Co-generation power plants often operate at 50 to 70 percent higher efficiency rates than single-generation facilities

Energy & Utilities

The Energy Management unit is a 24 hour per day, seven day per week, 365 days per year operation that is staffed by highly skilled technicians and management whose sole responsibility is to provide the utilities requirements of our community in a safe and efficient manner and in accordance with all regulatory requirements.

Second Student Centre

Regulations

Ontario Regulations for Greenhouse Gas Reporting