Greener senior living
With a growing need for more seniors’ affordable housing, Thorold Non-Profit Housing Corporation turned to the energy consultants at Enbridge Gas for assistance.
Attending the Savings by Design workshop gave access to industry specialists and energy experts and provided cost-effective strategies for achieving their sustainability goals.
Building is 35 percent more energy efficient than required by Ontario Building Code.
Projected annual energy cost savings
Projected annual natural gas savings
13,250 kg CO2e
Projected GHG reduction
Benefitting from expert advice
Thorold Non-Profit Housing Corporation and their design team from Raimondo + Associates Architects Inc. attended a full-day Savings by Design workshop where industry specialists and energy experts provided cost-effective strategies for achieving their sustainability goals.
“Working with the Enbridge Gas team on our new construction project was one of the best decisions we made,” said Pat Thomson, Treasurer, Thorold Non-Profit Housing Corporation. “Our reduced energy costs will carry forward into the future and, even better, the cash incentives we realized from this Enbridge Gas program went a long way towards financing the improvements. This program delivers exactly as promised, highly professional service with no strings attached!”
The completed project—a three-storey building with 14 affordable seniors’ rental apartments and office space—is 35 percent more energy efficient than required by the Ontario Building Code.
Key energy-saving enhancements
- High-efficiency heating and cooling equipment
- In-suite programmable thermostats
“The selected energy conservation strategies, coupled with the Enbridge Gas incentives, helped to reduce incremental costs associated with the energy conservation strategy investments in this building and maintain the housing affordability over the long term.”
Emilio Raimondo, President,
Raimondo + Associates Architects Inc.