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Tools and Concepts for Wastewater Heat Recovery

Summary Wastewater heat recovery has gained interest as a viable renewable energy source as cities aim to reduce their carbon footprints. Wastewater is an abundant source of energy in urban areas, and can be utilized at a wide range of scales. This presentation will discuss ways for cities,...


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Air-Source Heat Pumps for Low-Carbon Heating and Cooling

Summary The Lulu Island Energy Company undertook the design and construction of a 1.5 MW air-source heat pump plant to service a new large-format retail development, which was commissioned in Fall 2016. The plant provides heating and cooling to 70% of the floor area of the new development (284...


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Targeted DPS Design for Cities, System Expansion, and Modernization

Summary There are multiple approaches to underground piping design and selecting the appropriate option depends on several factors including future expansion potential, existing infrastructure, design constraints, and jurisdictional requirements. This presentation outlines advantages and...


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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 #BritishColumbia #Canada

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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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Best Practices for Distribution Piping Design

Summary Distributed piping system (DPS) remains an integral part of any DES and carries the biggest unknown / challenges for any new or expanding system. This presentation will compare steam, hot water and ambient DPS and discuss industrial best practices during planning, design and...


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Hydraulic Analysis: The Extra Kilometer

Summary This presentation provides answers for how hydraulic analysis applies to district energy systems. Speakers Ayman Fahmy, Kerr Wood Leidal Associates Jason Owen, City of Surrey #Operations #HotWater #Surrey #ConferenceProceeding #AnnualConference #DistrictHeating ...


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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...