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Discover how businesses of all sizes and industries across Ontario have saved energy and reduced operating costs with expert help and incentives. Here are just a few stories about how we’ve helped our customers succeed and achieve their business goals.


How Motor Specialty Manufacturing Ltd. (Magna) drove down energy costs.

Woodbridge, Ontario
Heat recovery and controls

To reduce waste across its facility, implementing heat recovery and equipment controls saved over $121,000 a year.

Commercial, retail & warehouse

Scaddabush cooks up fresh savings with DCKV

Multiple locations, Ontario

Since installing demand control kitchen ventilation (DCKV), the popular restaurant reduced costs and created a more comfortable environment for staff.

Standard Life: A better building, a better value

Toronto, Ontario
Boilers and controls

At their Yonge & Sheppard building, high efficiency boilers and automated controls reduced natural gas costs by over $125,000 per year.

How did better boilers save CAP REIT $62,402 a year?

Toronto, Ontario

Faced with frequent breakdowns and insufficient hot water during peak times, upgrading to high-efficiency boilers was the answer.

Cadillac Fairview takes Simcoe Place from good to great in energy performance

Toronto, Ontario
VFDs and controls

Always looking for innovative ways to save, the commercial real estate leader implemented VFDs and controls with the help of incentives.

Giant Tiger cuts costs with air curtains

Belleville, Ontario
Air curtains

We helped the popular retail store reduce overall space heating and cooling costs with incentives to speed up payback.

Koornneef Produce Ltd. plants the seeds for savings

Grimsby, Ontario
New construction

Since participating in the Savings by Design Commercial and Multi-Residential program, a new 60,000-square-foot facility designed with energy performance saves the family-owned business $86,812 a year.

Education, healthcare & government

South Niagara Hospital builds well being

Niagara, Ontario
New construction

With 14 million visitors a year, learn how participating in the Savings by Design Commercial and Multi-Residential program will help the new South Niagara Hospital integrate energy-saving strategies from the start.

Ecole Saint-Jean-Baptiste multiplies retrofit savings

Mississauga, Ontario
Condensing boilers

Energy-efficient upgrades make students more comfortable in class, while keeping energy costs down.

How Ottawa Catholic School Board became one of Ontario’s top energy performing boards

Ottawa, Ontario
New construction

See which energy-efficiency enhancements have led to $30 million in avoided energy costs since participating in the Savings by Design Commercial & Multi-Residential program.

Multi-unit residential and new homes

Twelve Stone Homes’ Mount Albert Village achieves 25% energy savings

East Gwillimbury, Ontario
New construction

Twelve Stone Homes participated in the Savings by Design Residential program to maximize the energy and environmental performance of their homes.

Yorkwood Homes builds energy-efficient homes that buyers want

Greater Toronto Area, Ontario
New construction

This family-owned home builder participates in the Savings by Design Residential program to provide quieter, healthier, energy-efficient homes.

Q&A with Sustainable Building Canada’s Mike Singleton

Why should builders, architects and other design decision-makers participate in Savings by Design? We ask an expert.

Tartan Homes

Ottawa, Ontario
New construction

Building homes that are designed to save energy provides home buyers with cost advantages and a more comfortable home.

Affordable multi-family housing

More efficient affordable housing in Simcoe County

Barrie, Ontario
Water heaters and boilers

How is this affordable housing provider for seniors, families and individuals, saving up to 30 percent on natural gas with help from Enbridge Gas?

Youth Services Bureau designs life-changing homes for youth

Ottawa, Ontario
New construction

Since participating in the Savings by Design Affordable Housing program, vulnerable youth now have an innovative new home that will be 30.8 percent more energy efficient than required by building code.

Thorold Non-Profit Housing Corporation designs greener senior living

Thorold, Ontario
New construction

TNPHC and their design team attended a full-day Savings by Design Affordable Housing workshop where design experts provided cost-effective strategies for achieving their sustainability goals. 

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