Nature of the project

Existing installation


A supermarket parent company decides to implement various energy efficiency measures at four of its Québec franchises, which will be tailored to each building.

The project aggregator is responsible for:

  • installing Premium LED lighting products
  • installing CO2, compressors with 20-t and 80-t loads
  • installing heat recovery systems for the compressors

Activity sector


financial assistance $126,780

Project details

Measures implemented on project Franchise 1 Franchise 2 Franchise 3 Franchise 4
Premium LED lighting Yes
CO2 compressor – 20-t load under low temperatures Yes
CO2 compressor – 80-t load under average temperatures Yes
Compressor heat recovery system Yes
Financial assistance* $55,315 $39,635 $23,755 $8,075
Total financial assistance for the project $126,780
*Figures are rounded.

Benefits of the measures and program

  • LED light fixtures
    • Guaranteed energy efficiency of LED fixtures qualified by DesignLights Consortium
    • Up to 48% less electricity used when lighting with DLC Premium light fixtures compared with the market benchmark
    • Major reduction in maintenance costs related to lighting thanks to longer service life of LED fixtures
    • Better lighting quality and look of rooms (lighting color, uniformity and level)
  • Compressors with heat recovery
    • Reduced electricity use
    • The heat recovered can heat large amounts of water and meet most space heating needs
    • Natural cooling
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