The District Energy System (DES) electrification project will significantly reduce Brock’s carbon emissions by diversifying campus heat sources and reducing the use of natural gas in the DES. Scheduled to be completed by March 2025, the project will include the installation of an electric boiler, refurbishing several existing electric boilers. and installing a heat pump. It also includes the recovery of waste heat from the Cairns steam boiler, the optimization of control sequences for DES and satellite assets, and piping retrofits for several buildings.

Categories: Pathway to net-zero

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