Initial benchmarking of their portfolio identified 36 buildings as having an opportunity to significantly reduce water consumption. These opportunities showed savings from 11% to over 50% with resulting savings adding up to greater than $1.1 million per annum with a corresponding reduction of more than 5,000 tonnes of GHG (and a 261% ROI)!
“We are able to save people quite a lot on gas and water. Very often we find savings in the range of twenty to forty percent [in terms of] gas and water consumption,” states Watershed Founder and President Doug Hart.
Originally published in Construction in Focus magazine July 2020
Despite being one of the most important parts of the heating system, baseboard radiators are out of sight and – all too often – out of mind.
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While many property managers focus on electricity and natural gas conservation, water consumption is quickly becoming a major cost, particularly in the residential sector. A water recommissioning program can save up to 25% on your water bills.
Are you a manager or owner of an older apartment building heated by hot water radiators? Do your tenants ever complain of over-heating or open windows, especially in the spring and fall “shoulder” seasons? If so, some small changes in your mechanical room could save you as much as 30% in annual natural gas costs.