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KWL Wins CCE Award of Excellence

Kerr Wood Leidal Summary Kerr Wood Leidal, a member of IDEA, received the Award of Excellence for its Central at Garden City District Energy System Mini-Plant at the 2017 Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards gala held on October 24 in Ottawa. The Central at Garden City District Energy...


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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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SFU develops biomass plant to decrease greenhouse gas emissions

Henry Tran, The Peak Simon Fraser University is set to start construction on a new biomass plant that will power the university and adjacent urban community while drastically reducing emissions. SFU, along with SFU Community Trust, which oversees the development of UniverCity, has partnered...


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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...

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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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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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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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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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UBC Bioenergy Research Demonstration Facility (BRDF) Green CHP Optimization Opportunity

Speakers Paul Holt & Jeffrey Giffin, University of British Columbia #AnnualConference #ConferenceProceeding #2014 #Sustainability #RenewableEnergy #UniversityofBritishColumbia #BritishColumbia #Canada #Biofuel #Syngas

1C.1_Holt_ Giffin.pdf

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