May 2017

Leak tags, short switch-offs, pay off
 
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Smart energy management for industry

May 2017

Is it worthwhile to switch off production equipment for as little as 20 minutes to save electricity? In some cases, it is, says an industrial expert. Also this month, when food distributor Hen Long Market decided to build a new warehouse in Central Surrey, our New Plant Design program helped deliver big refrigeration savings, and New Westminster's Pacific Particulate Materials Ltd. leans on our free leak tag kit program to spot, tag and fix costly leaks. The result? Significant savings, and some employee rewards.

Short switch-off periods can cut electricity use

Short switch-off periods can cut electricity use

Shutting down production equipment when it's not needed is a smart way to cut electricity use. But is it worthwhile to switch off equipment for as little as 20 minutes? An expert weighs in.

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Leak tag kits add up to savings for B.C. company

Leak tag kits add up to savings for B.C. company

Employees at Pacific Particulate Materials Ltd. tag 7-9 leaks a month with 3-5 of them being air, coolant or oil leaks. The savings? They're adding up. Learn more


New Plant Design helps food distributor cut refrigeration costs 40%

New Plant Design helps food distributor cut refrigeration costs 40%

When the Ngo family made the decision to build a new food storage warehouse, they didn't want compressors tied into a single refrigeration system. Learn more


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Baseline rates are out, flat rates are in

Our electricity rates for Large General Service (LGS) customers and Medium General Service (MGS) have changed. Starting on April 1, 2017, LGS and MGS customers are now all charged under simpler, flat rates. Learn more

How to save without spending

When you take advantage of free enrolment in our operational energy analytics program, you get the help of a certified energy consultant who can help you fine-tune equipment use and operating procedures. Learn more

Which BC Hydro programs and energy efficiency initiatives are right for you? We can help you determine what's most practical and valuable for reducing waste and cutting costs at your facility.

Business Helpdesk
604 522 4713 (Lower Mainland) or 1 866 522 4713 (the rest of B.C.)
industrial@bchydro.com

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Email us at industrial@bchydro.com or call 604 522 4713 (1 866 522 4713 outside the Lower Mainland).

Let's get strategic

Three program streams are offered in strategic energy management: industrial energy manager, industrial cohort, and regional energy manager. Determining your eligibility for these initiatives is easy – it's based on annual electricity use.

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