MONTRÉAL, June 13, 2011 /CNW/ - Ameresco Canada has signed a major
energy efficiency agreement with Centre Hospitalier Pierre-Janet valued
at $1.8m. The agreement will see significant energy efficiency and
green energy works implemented within the facility including a
ground-source heat pump system with 40 geothermal wells.
The agreement, which was finalized in late May, will see a partial steam
to hot water conversion, an off-peak electric heating system and
installation of a new BAS for major systems within the facility in
addition to the ground-source heat pump system.
"We are pleased to have the opportunity to work with Centre Hospitalier
Pierre-Janet to assist them in achieving their environmental goals and
help create a cleaner and more energy efficient healthcare community
around Gatineau and the National Capital Region. Hospitals are poised
to help initiate change and educate the wider community about their
immediate surroundings and the environment. The Centre Hospitalier
Pierre-Janet is at the forefront of helping initiate environmental
change within Québec," said Mario Iusi, Ameresco Canada President.
"We are constantly looking at ways to improve how we use energy and
provide more environmentally responsible patient care to those
utilizing our services. Working with Ameresco Canada to implement these
new measures will help us not only improve patient care but also help
us achieve our ongoing environmental goals and aspirations," said Alain
Lamarche, director of hospital and administrative services from the
Centre Hospitalier Pierre-Janet.
More than $138,000 of annual energy savings are expected to result from
the measures being implemented within the facility.
About Ameresco Canada
Ameresco Canada Inc. is a full service energy management company that
provides sustainable solutions and facility renewal services to new and
existing facilities, as well as asset planning, energy and capital
solutions to customers in the education, public housing, federal and
provincial governments, municipalities, healthcare, industrial and
commercial sectors. Ameresco Canada strives to present their clients
with state-of-the-art renewable and sustainable solutions that reduce
greenhouse gas emissions, conserve resources and reduce dependence on
costly, non renewable solutions by utilizing green design and
construction as well as clean technologies such as solar, wind,
geothermal, landfill gas, biomass, biogas and hydroelectric. For
further information, visit www.ameresco.ca.
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