MacDonald Island

MacDonald Island WWTP Heat Recovery System

Fort McMurray, Alberta – Completed April 2015 DEC has been responsible for all aspects of this project from feasibility through to commissioning. The project recovers waste heat from effluent from a new wastewater treatment plant. A heat pump delivers the generated high temperature energy to the nearby recreation centre where it is used to heat…

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Fraser Mills District Energy System (Fortis Energy BC)

Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada – 2014 Fraser Mills, developed by the Beedie Development Group, is a 23-phase, commercial mixed-use development project in Coquitlam, BC featuring multi-use residential/commercial, industrial, educational and institutional buildings. Situated along the Fraser River south of United Boulevard, the 89-acre development is expected to accommodate up to 3,700 units, 175,000 square feet of…

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Sea Island Energy Assessment (Vancouver Airport Authority)

Richmond, British Columbia, Canada – Completed 2012 The Vancouver Airport Authority (“Airport Authority”) is a community-based not-for-profit organization that has managed and developed the Vancouver International Airport since 1992 under the provisions of a long-term lease with the Government of Canada. The Airport Authority has had a formal energy reduction and efficiency program in place since…

Global Interest for DEC’s DESS

DEC recently launched DESS, its District Energy Sharing System and water recovery technology in Cannes, France at MIPM – the world’s largest Real Estate Congress. Governments, developers and architects were uniformly enthusiastic about the system, which provides modern building systems with an innovative district heating and cooling and water recovery solution that maximizes energy recovery and use, and minimizes potable…

Halifax

Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia

DEC evaluated the heat recovery opportunities available at both the Mill Cove and Halifax wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) located in Bedford and downtown Halifax respectively. The theoretical available thermal heating capacity was estimated to be 3.5 MW for the Mill Cove facility and 20 MW for the Halifax plant, sufficient to heat approximately 8,000 homes.…