energy conservation

7 01, 2022

Optimization and retrofit at refrigerated warehouse saved 41% of energy

By |2022-02-09T12:21:49-04:00January 7th, 2022|Categories: Energy in refrigeration, Energy management, M&V|Tags: , , |0 Comments

We have completed another industrial refrigeration retrofit and optimization project at Erb Transportation warehouse in Baden, Ontario. Annual energy savings for the whole refrigeration plant are estimated at 41%. This time GreenQ worked under project management of Arcadian Projects and in cooperation with Davis Energy. Our contribution to the project was a complex optimisation [...]

16 03, 2020

#9. Energy audit finds $20,000 in energy savings at a cost of a 30 ft pipe.

By |2020-06-03T10:33:15-04:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: Energy management, Energy management education|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

A perfectly efficient machines can still waste lots of primary or secondary utilities. A complex utility audit routinely uncovers how water, heat or 'cooling' can be reused. Hot water reuse at poultry slaughter house Two industrial poultry processing procedures were set in adjacent production space - vacuum pump and scalding. [...]

4 05, 2018

How has 3M Canada cut energy use by 32%? Part 2: Energy standards increase savings

By |2020-06-03T10:33:19-04:00May 4th, 2018|Categories: Energy Efficiency Tips, Energy management, Energy management education|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

In this post we continue describing how 3M has achieved outstanding energy cost reduction results. These publication has resulted from interview with Andrew Hejnar, Energy Manager of 3M Canada. This post follows the previous publication: Part 1: How does 3M take big energy decisions 3M adheres to best practices to increase energy [...]

21 08, 2014

What to budget for energy conservation for 2015? Maybe nothing!

By |2020-07-28T14:34:13-04:00August 21st, 2014|Categories: Energy management, Market Conditions|Tags: |0 Comments

In many companies Q3 is budgeting season.  It’s a good time to plan energy saving activities for the next year.  Any work requires budget, so funds have to be requested to be approved in time. Or not.  In Ontario manufacturing companies do not have to spend a penny to get started with energy saving projects. [...]

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