Tag Archives: energy conservation

A different kind of pipe

December 4, 2013


The Community Energy Initiative has several strategies to reduce our community’s energy consumption and green house gas emissions. One is to take advantage of thermal energy by growing a network to distribute thermal energy throughout the city. Ground has broken on the first stages of the Galt District Energy System that will begin to serve properties […]

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Great energy savings at City Hall

November 22, 2012

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I was pleased to accept cheques today from Union Gas and Guelph Hydro to support our energy conservation goals.  We received $37,612 from Guelph Hydro and $10,000 from Union Gas. We will have future opportunities to apply for funding as we implement individual projects. Here are my speaking notes: The City of Guelph takes energy […]

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New lights save energy and cash

October 3, 2011

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The City has just replaced the old metal halide lighting at Exhibition Arena with magnetic induction lighting. This energy efficient lighting uses the principle of Induction (the transmission of energy by way of magnetic field). It will result in more than 60% energy savings, about $5,400 in cost savings annually.  The lights use less electricity and also give […]

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