Case Studies

Jameson Ave

Multi-residential building with 78 units
Completed December 2014

Low-cost mechanical upgrades:

  • Added boiler protection valves
  • Created primary-secondary system
  • Reduced wear to boilers
  • Reduced energy output to building

Advanced building automation system & sensors:

  • Installed web-accessible automation system
  • Intelligent boiler control algorithms
  • Temperature sensors in suites and garage
  • Snow sensor to control snowmelt system

Interval Data Optimization and Performance Surveillance:

  • Tracking energy use every day, every hour
  • Using performance feedback to optimize energy output
  • Eliminating energy waste and maximizing results

Project Results

Natural Gas Savings: 50,000 m3 per year (36%)
Reduction in Utility Costs: $15,000 per year
Project Cost: $22,100
Return on Investment: 1.5 year payback period

Additional Benefits:

  • Improved resident comfort and reduced overheating
  • Reduced staff maintenance and workload
  • Ongoing Performance Surveillance to protect savings


Project Results