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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

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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...

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Path to Innovative & Successful Low-carbon DES Solutions

Speakers Vladimir Mikler, Integral Group #AnnualConference #ConferenceProceeding #2014 #Sustainability #RenewableEnergy #IntegralGroup #ProjectPlanning #Vancouver #BritishColumbia #Canada #Fuels #Biomass


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Oakridge redevelopment models show sculpted, sweeping towers

Peter Meiszner, UrbanYVR Summary Design work on the redevelopment of Oakridge Centre is well underway, with a 3D architectural model showing sculpted towers across the 28.5-acre site. Owner QuadReal and developer Westbank are working on a new redevelopment scheme for the shopping centre, and...

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Corix receives approval to move on Burnaby Mountain (BC) District Energy Utility project

The British Columbia Utilities Commission approved Corix Multi-Utility Services Inc’s request for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity on September 15. The decision allows Corix to move ahead on construction of a new district energy system to provide thermal energy services to Simon...

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New North Shore sewage treatment plant could produce renewable energy

Jennifer Saltman, Vancouver Sun Summary Metro Vancouver’s board will decide this week whether to spend $17.9 million on a system to capture thermal energy from treated sewage at the new North Shore Waste Water Treatment Plant. Staff have recommended the expenditure, along with an agreement to...

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Living the Dream: University of British Columbia Steam to Hot Water Conversion

Summary In this segment we will follow the many dimensions along with the UBC conversion journey was charted and traveled, exposing valuable lessons during a major community energy transformation. Speaker Paul Holt, University of British Columbia #BritishColumbia ...


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District Energy and the Industrial Internet of Things for Actionable Decisions

Summary An explanation how the Industrial Internet of Things could be deployed to benefit district energy systems. Speakers Daniel Letfus, ISS Connectivity Adam Strynadka, ISS Connectivity #2016 #ISSConnectivity #Workshop #Vancouver #Optimization #Data #CampusEnergy ...


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How to convert a Campus from Steam to a Hot Water District Energy System

Summary UBC completed its 5-year, 10 phase, $88 million steam to hot water conversion project in December 2015. This project has seen 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...


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District Heating System Expansion with Reinforced Crosslinked Polyethelyne (PEX R) Piping

Summary With long piping spools and streamlined joint connections, Crosslinked Polyethelyne Piping (PEX-R) has the potential to significantly reduce the installed cost for distribution networks. In fall 2016, with KWL as the engineer and Division 15 Mechanical as installer, PEX-R piping was...


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