October 2017 Site-specific targets key to savings October 2017 When an energy audit revealed that Citadel Middle School was overly lit and one of the highest energy users in School District No. 43 (Coquitlam), it was time to rethink the school's lighting design. Today, it's one of B.C.'s first all-LED schools. Also this month, we show how building-specific reduction targets are helping Fraser Health meet its corporate energy management goal, and we offer a reminder to those who own or operate a building in Vancouver's downtown core that it's vital you maintain your building's dual radial vault. School could save $27,000 a year by going all LED With a switch to LED lighting, School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) reduced electricity use at the school by 71%, saving $22,000 in annual energy costs and an expected $5,000 a year in maintenance costs. Site-specific reduction targets pay off Fraser Health's use of site-specific reduction targets is a first for a B.C. health authority, and so far the approach is extremely effective. Learn more You must maintain that dual radial vault If you own or operate a building in Vancouver's downtown core, you're likely on the dual radial vault system, which requires maintenance every three and a half years. Learn more In case you missed it Text message phishing scam targets customers A new phishing scam typically comes via text message and has the appearance of an Interac e-transfer. Learn more Do you know how our incentives can help you? Customers who have switched out screw-in light bulbs for LEDs have saved, on average, $1,899 per year on their electricity bills. Learn more Key metric drives efficiency at Kamloops university Thompson Rivers University's energy manager uses a building energy performance index to watch over the institution's energy use. Learn more $100,000 a year: aging community centre cuts operating costs A switch to LED lighting at the Karen Magnussen Community Centre were part of upgrades that will save an estimated $100,000 a year. Learn more Use MyHydro to get ahead Our free MyHydro tool allows businesses to measure their performance, eliminate any guesswork, and see tangible results from their energy-saving efforts. Success stories by sector Find out what other companies have done to become more energy efficient, saving not just electricity, but money too. Connect with us: Log in to MyHydro Outages & Safety Accounts Contact Us Energy Savings You have received this email because you subscribed to receive the Power of Business newsletter.