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Planning and Development of District Energy Systems in the City of Richmond

Summary The city of Richmond has recognized early the benefits of the district energy systems and started to explore district energy opportunities in the City 10 years ago. Currently, the City operates two district energy systems, ADEU and OVDEU, with third one (CCNDEU) in planning phase. This...

1A.1_Postolka.pdf


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Seeking Heat in Sewage

Summary Excess energy in the sewer system can be recovered and used to heat buildings. Using this energy is an economical means of displacing natural gas and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, as demonstrated by the Southeast False Creek system in Vancouver. Municipalities in the Metro...

2A.2_Homenuke, Tokgoz.pdf


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Development and application of building archetype analysis for community energy planning

Summary This presentation will provide an overview of an approach to community scale energy analysis NRCan has adopted involving development and application of modeled building archetype data to estimate thermal and electrical energy demand of buildings. Obtaining detailed building energy data,...

3A.2_Boulter.pdf


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Is Natural Gas CHP a Viable Option for BC?

Summary This presentation discusses the district energy market and presents the business case for natural gas powered CHP district energy systems in British Columbia. Speaker David Trigg, FVB Energy #2015 #CanadaConference #ConferenceProceeding #CHP #NaturalGas #FVBEnergy ...

4B.1_Trigg.pdf


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Expanding Delta T in Enwave's Cooling System

Summary Enwave’s Deep Lake Water Cooling System is continuing to grow and attract customers throughout the fastest growing city in North America. This growth presents a welcome challenge to look to creative ways to leverage existing assets and optimize operations. This presentation will...

2B.1_Gemmill.pdf


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The 2014 District Energy Inventory for Canada

Summary The 2014 District Energy Inventory for Canada presents an updated snapshot of the thermal energy network across the country. We have identified 128 operating systems across the country and increased the comprehensiveness of our inventory and database. The development of this inventory...

3A.1_Nyboer.pdf


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Smart Optimization at the Rodman Innovation Pavilion Microgrid

Summary Microgrids have the potential to fundamentally re-shape the way power is generated, distributed, and consumed. Advances in small generation technology and controls used to dispatch and optimize generation sources can provide benefits to utilities, power consumers, and open access to...

1B.3_Abiecunas.pdf


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Thermal Energy Submetering: Sustainability Through Accountability

Summary Community utility consumption in energy conscious markets is transforming to more sustainable heating and cooling options. Challenges arise for thermal utilities, developers and communities to keep pace with other established utilities in the accurate measurement of energy in addition...

1B.2_Ingram.pdf


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UBC Vancouver's Climate Action Plan

Summary In 2010 UBC's Board of Governors' adopted the UBC Vancouver Climate Action plan targets for reducing campus GHG emissions. UBC commited to 33% reduction by 2015, a 67% reduction by 2020 and a 100% reduction by 2015 against a 2007 baseline. This presentation will review the policy...

3B.1_Henderson.pdf


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UBC Steam to Hot Water Conversion Project

Summary UBC is currently completeing its 5 year, 10 phase, $88m steam to hot water conversion project. This project will see the transition and decommissioning of UBC's 1925 vintage legacy steam system and its replacement by a new Hot Water District Energy System (DES). The project also...

3B.3_Holt.pdf

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