Case Study

University of the Fraser Valley
Abbotsford Campus

British Columbia, Canada

13.44

FINANCIAL SAVING

$10,785 (CAD)

CO2 SAVING

54,100 kg

The performance of EndoTherm was piloted by the University of the Fraser Valley at the Abbotsford Campus at ABB A, B, C, D and G buildings which are all on the same gas meter.

The preferred methodology follows the International Protocol for Measurement & Verification of Performance (IPMVP). A baseline is established comparing usage for the two previous years with Heating Degree Days taken from Abbotsford Airport at a temperature base of 18.5°C.

The consumption after EndoTherm was installed was compared with the baseline from the previous two years.

EndoTherm Abbotsford Campus University of Fraser Regression Graph

Results

Time Period Predicted Usage (GJ) Actual Usage (GJ) Saving (GJ) Saving (%)
March 2018 2,763.08 2,478.00 285.08 10.32
April 2018 1,934.81 1,646.50 288.31 14.90
May 2018 888.56 735.30 153.26 17.25
June 2018 779.58 593.10 186.47 23.92
July 2018 300.05 339.20 -39.15 -13.05
August 2018 430.83 362.00 68.83 15.98
September 2018 97.62 782.90 134.72 14.68
TOTAL 12,232.88 9,437.50 2,795.38

Savings

Compensated Saving:

13.44%

Total Cash Saving:

$10,785.94 (CAD)

Total CO2 Saving:

54,100 kg

More information can be found here: https://blogs.ufv.ca/energy/2018/03/25/march-2018-endotherm/

“The University of the Fraser Valley is committed to mitigate its negative environmental impact that contributes to climate change and the degradation of the natural environment. With 98% of electricity coming from renewable sources in British Columbia our focus has been on reducing our natural gas consumption.”

“EndoTherm was installed into our Abbotsford and Chilliwack campus buildings in early 2018. As a result, we’ve seen a significant reduction in our natural gas consumption and associated carbon emissions. We’re pleased with our expected 18 month return on investment.”

Blair McFarlane

Energy Manager, Facilities and Project Management, University of the Fraser Valley

Supporting Documents

University of the Fraser Valley – Carbon Neutral Action Report 2018
EndoTherm information – Page 6, Paragraph 2

 

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