February 2018

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February 2018

HID LED retrofits aren't always straightforward. This month, we're sharing how Intercontinental Truck Body got it done with a leg up from BC Hydro. Also in this issue, why dirty LED lamps and fixtures fail, and a new mental health and addictions centre at VGH delivers energy savings as designed.

HID to LED retrofit saves Surrey business $12,000 a year

HID to LED retrofit saves Surrey business $12,000 a year

When Phil Van Dyke set out to replace waning metal halide lamps in the fabrication areas at Intercontinental Truck Body finding a fit for the HID to LED retrofit wasn't easy. But his persistence paid off, saving the family-run business $12,000 a year.

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Why dirty LED lamps and fixtures fail

Why dirty LED lamps and fixtures fail

LED products are extremely sensitive to high temperatures, and dirt buildup drives up their operating temperature. Learn more


New mental health and addictions centre at VGH delivers energy savings

New mental health and addictions centre at VGH delivers energy savings

Emphasis on efficiency started well ahead of construction. Learn more


In case you missed it

Decommissioning opportunity saves Quesnel Plywood $187,000

A 30HP conveyer belt now does the job of two big 125HP chip blowers. Learn more

Kodak finds $30,000 in savings through new BC Hydro program

Involvement in the Industrial Cohort has also led to some surprising spin-off programs inside the company. 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.

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