To ensure smooth operations and guarantee continuity of service, nothing matches the reliability of natural gas. It outperforms electricity and is cleaner than fuel oil, which means that everyone can breathe better.
Make an energy investment that is both durable and economical. Heating, hot water, cooking or laundry – natural gas amenities often come with a rapid return on investment.
Natural gas is easy to use and the right equipment can improve performance significantly. In addition, natural gas allows us to realize substantial savings compared to fuel-oil or electricity.
Jean-Yves Cloutier, CHUS’s Head of Facilities Management
Chart comparing annual energy costs1 equivalent to 1,000,000 m3 (60% heating, 40% processes).
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Several health establishments have decided to choose natural gas as an energy source to reduce their energy costs and reinvest the money saved to improve their competitiveness.
The Fleurimont Hospital, now part of CHUS, was built in the 1960s and converted to natural gas in the 80s. At the time, the goal of the conversion was simply to save money and reduce pollution. The hospital centre, aided by invaluable subsidies, naturally turned towards natural gas.
1 According to the prices in effect from March 1, 2019 to February 29, 2020. Based on Énergir rates and those of Hydro-Québec approved by the Régie de l’énergie; takes into account base electric consumption and rack price of oil with 2% sulfur including, in particular, transport, distribution and CATS.
* Certain conditions apply. Grant amounts will vary, depending on the equipment installed and the building’s characteristics. Only buildings within proximity of the natural gas network are eligible for the grant. . To benefit from the grant, you must submit a signed contract for the distribution and sale of natural gas to the contractor in charge of the work or to the Énergir representative. Grants will only be paid once the natural gas equipment is installed. A five-year natural gas supply contract is required. The eligibility criteria are listed in the Consumption Rebate Program guide approved by the Régie de l’énergie, a copy of which may be obtained on request. Grant amounts must not exceed eligible expenses. Program conditions and grant amounts may also be subject to change without prior notice.