Saturday, 9 June 2012
Ottawa Energy Retrofit Results in Big Savings
A recent post on Environmental and Energy Management News has highlighted a successful energy reduction project by Ottawa's OC Transpo. An LED light energy retrofit resulted in a lighting cost reduction of 43 percent at its St. Laurent garage. The project focused on replacing inefficient light fixtures and adding sensors to turn off lighting when it's not needed. Energy Ottawa expects the retrofit to cut energy costs by more than $137,000 each year. Maintenance costs will also be reduced because the energy-efficient lamps last more than 75 percent longer than traditional lamps.