Nature of the project

New installation


Installation of:

  • Geothermal heat pumps for heating and cooling
  • LED fixtures qualified by DesignLights Consortium fixtures in a 2,500 m2 school
  • Occupancy sensors

Area of activity

  • Educational institution (such as high school or private college)

financial assistance $217,710

Project details

Measures implemented Financial assistance
Installation of eight 25-kW geothermal heat pumps (financial support: $25,423.75/heat pump) $203,390
Installation of 500 LED fixtures (6,000 lm) in classrooms (assistance up to $22.00/unit) $11,015
Installation of occupancy sensors on lighting controls (assistance up to $6.50/unit**, or 30% of per-unit support) $3,305
Total $217,710*
*Figures are rounded.
**You’ll receive an extra 30% when you install occupancy sensors.

Benefits of measure and Program

  • Heat pumps:
    • Environmentally friendly heating and air-conditioning using heat extraction and transfer between outdoor and indoor from the ground
    • Reduced costs for heating, air-conditioning and preheating water
  • LED light fixtures:
    • Guaranteed energy efficiency of LED fixtures qualified by DesignLights Consortium
    • Up to 48% less electricity used when lighting with DLC Premium light fixtures compared with the market benchmark
    • Save even more by installing occupancy sensors.
    • Major reduction in lighting maintenance costs thanks to long LED service life
    • Better lighting quality and look of rooms (lighting color, uniformity and level)
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