Nature of the project

New installation


Installation of:

  • Geothermal heat pumps for heating and cooling
  • Low-bay LED fixtures qualified by DesignLights Consortium fixtures in a 2,500 m2 school
  • Occupancy sensors

Area of activity

  • Educational institution (such as high school or private college)

financial assistance $162,810

NEW: Financial assistance may cover up to 75% of eligible costs.

Project details

Measures implemented Financial assistance
Installation of 8 geothermal heat pumps de 25 kW (financial support: $18,143.25/heat pumps $145,145
Installation of 500 low-bay LED fixtures (6,000 lm) in classrooms (assistance up to $27.25/unit) $13,590
Installation of occupancy sensors on lighting controls (assistance up to $8.25/unit**, or 30% of per-unit support) $4,075
Total $162,810*
*Figures are rounded.
**You’ll receive an extra 30% when you install occupancy sensors.

Benefit of the new financial assistance plan

  • Increase of $107,495: 194% more than under the previous plan

Benefits of measure and Program

  • Heat pumps:
    • Environmentally friendly heating and air-conditioning using heat extraction and transfer between outdoor and indoor from the ground
    • Reduced costs for heating, air-conditioning and preheating water
  • LED light fixtures:
    • Guaranteed energy efficiency of LED fixtures qualified by DesignLights Consortium
    • Reduction in electricity consumption for lighting, up to 70% over market comparables for DLC Premium luminaires with occupancy sensors
    • Major reduction in lighting maintenance costs thanks to long LED service life
    • Better lighting quality and look of rooms (lighting color, uniformity and level)
  • Easy to estimate financial assistance with the OSE tool [EXE 13 MB – in French only]

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