Fitting GeoExchange Heating and Cooling to Your Building Denis Tanguay President & CEO Canadian GeoExchange Coalition High-Rise Power: Is renewable energy a good fit for your building? TowerWise Seminar – The Old Mill Inn, Toronto, February 4, 2010. Presentation Outline. Who is the CGC?
to Your Building
President & CEO
Canadian GeoExchange Coalition
High-Rise Power: Is renewable energy a good fit for your building?
TowerWise Seminar – The Old Mill Inn, Toronto, February 4, 2010
The Canadian GeoExchange Coalition acts as the industry catalyst to unite private and public sector stakeholders, and to expand the market for ground source heat pumps and geoexchange™ technology in Canada. As the nexus of information, training, certification, standards and public awareness, our mandate is to work with stakeholders to build the necessary infrastructure to foster the growth of the Canadian geoexchange™ industry.
About 300 members from across Canada and the US:
TRAINING & ACCREDITATION
Estimated numbers are based on observed energy consumption from other hotels within Groupe Germain with the same / similar equipment and a comparable number of rooms. Space heating is provided by natural gas in the base case scenario.
(Edith Temple Pavilion)
Building performance: 40 % over MNEBC
Annual energy savings: 879 270 kWh (~ $290 000 / year)
Simple payback: 1.2 years (with subsidy)
1.8 years (without subsidy)
GHG reductions: 53 t.eq. CO2 / year
Cost breakdown for a commercial geoexchange project based on a rough estimate of $10,000 per ton of capacity.
45 % or $4500 Drilling, loop installation in the ground up to the building foundation
10 % or $1000 Heat pump (cost per ton)
25 % or $2500 Plumbing work inside the building
10 % or $1000 Electrical wiring, controls, pipe insulation, etc.
10 % or $1000 Consulting (essentially the engineering design)