The Simcoe County District School Board has received a $2.6 million grant from the Ministry of Education’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund to complete energy conservation projects at 21 schools. In total, a projected $500,000 in annual energy savings will result from the upgrades.
Projects include the replacement, renewal, and installation of
- fluorescent light bulbs,
- improving the efficiency of heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems
- enhancing building automation systems (BAS)
- installing Wi-Fi enabled BAS controllers on portables
Admiral’s Elementary in Collingwood and Worlsey Elementary in Wasaga Beach are on the list.