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South East False Creek Neighborhood Energy Utility Expansion

Summary The False Creek Neighbourhood Energy Utility (NEU), established in 2010, is North America’s first district heating system to utilize waste heat from untreated sewage. The NEU provides space heat and hot water to 5 million square feet of mixed-use development, and is rapidly expanding to...

2.8_Baber.pdf


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Exploring the potential for District Heating in Metro Vancouver

Summary Workshop 1 Session Speakers Lillian Zaremba, Metro Vancouver #2018 #ConferenceProceeding #AnnualConference #Workshop #Sustainability #Vancouver #BritishColumbia #Canada #MetroVancouver

2.7_Zaremba.pdf


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Marine Gateway: A Low Carbon Energy System for Vancouver

Summary Locally, the British Columbia Step Code, and the City of Vancouver’s own Zero Emissions Building Plan, are driving down building space heating intensities and demanding substantial carbon emissions savings in new projects. District energy systems must find innovative ways to provide low...

4C.4_Byrnes.pdf


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DE 4.0 - Expansion of the False Creek Neighbourhood Energy Utility

Summary The False Creek Neighbourhood Energy Utility (NEU), established in 2010, is North America’s first district heating system to utilize waste heat from untreated sewage. The NEU provides space heat and hot water to 5 million square feet of mixed-use development, and is rapidly expanding to...

5B.1_Baber.pdf


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Another Good IDEA

Introduced in March at the CampusEnergy 2018 conference, A Good IDEA is a community outreach program inspired and led by IDEA staff and their passion to improve the quality of life in our local community as well as those communities that we visit during our conferences. Throughout our nearly...

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Richmond, B.C., and Corix partner on City Centre district energy program

This article appears in the Q2 2018 of District Energy magazine. The city of Richmond, B.C., has created a novel public-private partnership with Corix Utilities to develop district energy services for its downtown core. Located on Lulu Island in the Fraser River estuary, the city of...


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Metro Vancouver’s vibrant district energy market

This article appears in the Q2 2018 of District Energy magazine. Across the greater Vancouver, B.C., area, neighborhood energy systems are growing in size and number and increasing their use of renewable energy technologies. The mountain-backed seaport of Vancouver, B.C., on Canada’s...


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InstarAGF Essential Infrastructure Fund Partners with Creative Energy

Press Release, Globe Newswire TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- InstarAGF Asset Management Inc. (“InstarAGF”) today announced that the InstarAGF Essential Infrastructure Fund has agreed to acquire a 50% equity interest in Creative Energy (“Creative Energy”), a member of IDEA and a...


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Sapperton District Energy System: A Unique Opportunity

Speakers Mike Homenuke, Kerr Wood Leidal Associates Norm Connolly, City of Westminster #AnnualConference #2014 #ConferenceProceeding #DistrictEnergyinCities #KerrWoodLeidal #CityofWestminster #SappertonDistrictEnergySystem #Vancouver #BritishColumbia #Canada

5B.1_Homenuke, Connolly.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