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Toronto Municipal Building Energy Savings Project Profile

Building Profile

Area: 350,000 ft2
Type: Public Assembly & Office
Serving: : Parking Garage, Public Pool, & Outdoor Rink/fountain

Energy Consumption Profile

Natural Gas Consumption: 802,600 m3
Electrical Consumption: 7,210,000 kWh
Total Utility Consumption: 15,924,000 ekWh
Energy Utilization Index: 45.5 ekWh per ft2

Energy Conservation Measures

  1. Replace Legacy Building Automation System
  2. Integrate Lighting Automation System
  3. Replace Pneumatic Equipment with Electronic
  4. Repair & Replace Failing Outdoor Air Dampers
  5. Install New and Replace Aged Variable Frequency Drives
  6. Replace Failing Fan Coil Motors

Target Savings

(Weather-Normalized)
Natural Gas: 240,000 m3 or 30%
Electricity: 1,000,000 kWh or 14%
Total: 3,606,400 ekWh or 23%
Total Energy Utilization Index Reduction: 10.3 ekWh/ft2

Actual Savings

(Weather-Normalized, IPMVP Option C)
Natural Gas: 296,100 m3 or 37%
Electricity: 1,284,150 kWh or 18%
Total: 4,500,800 ekWh or 28%
Total Energy Utilization Index Reduction: 12.9 ekWh/ft2

Project Successes

  • $ 205,000 First Year Energy Savings
  • $ 70,000 Incentives Obtained Towards the Cost
  • Savings Results Project a 4.3 Year Simple Payback
  • Significant Capital Equipment & Occupancy Comfort Upgrade