Continuous Optimization Program

By mmuise

The Continuous Optimization Program is a joint offer from BC Hydro and FortisBC which provides customer assistance to save energy and improve operations in large commercial buildings without having to undertake a major capital investment. The primary focus of the program is to help you improve the efficiency of your most energy-intensive systems, such as heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC), with simple, low-cost solutions.

Comments on Funding:


Deadline: Continuous Intake

The applicant must:

  • be a large, commercial Key Account customer;
  • an owner or long-term leaseholder of an existing large commercial or institutional building or a 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;
  • 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 BC Hydro billing history;
  • Secondary considerations will include a review of the building’s energy savings achieved during Round 1 of the program (if applicable).
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