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Guelph Energy Efficiency Retrofit Strategy (GEERS) moves forward

Guelph, Ont., May 25, 2016 – Council approved a phased approach for the City’s Guelph Energy Efficiency Retrofit Strategy (GEERS) program at last night’s Council meeting. “We are excited to proceed with further GEERS program development for Guelph property owners,” says Rob Kerr, the City’s Community Energy Manager. “The implementation will be completed in phases, which allows us to test the energy efficiency and cost-recovery capability of GEERS to further refine and expand the program.” The cost of the GEERS program will be determined by the number of program participants and the technology option selected. Technology options may include: upgrades to insulation, windows, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); rooftop solar panels; re-roofing; electric vehicle chargers; rainwater harvesting; grey water recovery; and permeable pavement. The… Continue reading Guelph Energy Efficiency Retrofit Strategy (GEERS) moves forward