Continuous Optimization

By mmuise

FortisBC's Continuous Optimization program offers no-cost recommissioning consultations to large, commercial buildings to help businesses save energy and improve operations, without having to undertake a major capital investment. The primary focus of the program is to help businesses improve the efficiency of their most energy-intensive systems, such as heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC), with simple, low-cost solutions.

Comments on Funding:


Deadline: Continuous Intake

Applicants must:

  • be a FortisBC commercial rate class natural gas customer and/or a FortisBC electricity customer or municipal electricity customer of Grand Forks, Penticton, Summerland and Nelson Hydro;
  • have a BC Hydro Key Account Manager or be located in the FortisBC electric service territory and have a FortisBC Technical Advisor;
  • be an owner or long-term leaseholder of an existing large commercial or institutional building or facility with a total indoor floor area of at least 40,000 square feet.
  • have an existing Direct Digital Control (DDC) building automation system with remote access.
  • not be planning any major renovations to the building or upgrades to its HVAC equipment within the next 12 months.
  • not have participated in a previous recommissioning program in the last five years.
  • be prepared to provide on-site support and have the financial resources to implement the recommended cost-effective measures.
  • have at least one year of FortisBC billing history.
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Documentation Needed:


Other Things to Note:

It’s all part of FortisBC's commitment to transform BC’s energy future by helping customers lower their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and supporting the Province’s Roadmap to 2030.

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