Énergir helps municipalities consume less-and better!

Since 2014, Énergir's energy efficiency programs helped to:

  • Deliver 100+ energy efficiency projects in more than 30 municipalities
  • Generate savings of over 1 million cubic metres of natural gas
  • Generate GHG reductions of 2,000 tonnes—equivalent to taking 500 vehicles off Québec’s roads each year*
  • Provide $1 million in grants to municipalities
* Assuming that a vehicle clocks 20,000 km a year and emits 4 tonnes of CO2.

Grants for purchasing high-energy efficiency appliances

 Heating
Energy efficiency
Grant

Condensing boiler

90%+ efficiency
Heat recovery on combustion products.

$900 to $25,000
Mid-efficiency boiler
85%+ efficiency
Rapidity in produccing even heat in a given space..
$600 to $10,000
Infrared heating unit
High-efficiency solution
Ultra-efficient for heating large spaces like warehouses and garages.
$200 to $500 per unit
Condensing unit heater
Energy savings
Given the high efficiency of condensing appliances.
$1,700/unit
 Hot water
Energy efficiency
Grant

Condensing water heater

90%+ efficiency
For domestic hot water needs..

$750 $ to $20,000
     
Ventilation


Variable speed hood
35%-40% reduction
in energy consumption by modulating air extraction in line with what's going on in the kitchen.
$3,500* + $0.45/PCM per exhaust system
* See program conditions.

Energi efficiency measures

 Measures available
Energy efficiency
Grant

Solar air preheating

To encourage the purchase and installation of a solar air preheating system for spaces heated with natural gas.

$2/m3 natural gas saved
Up to $200,000
Innovation
Identify and develop energy innovations that make a more efficient use of natural gas, have good market potential, and save energy.
Up to 75% of the costs incurred by a project.
Up to a maximum of $25,000 for an experimental project, and up to $250,000* for a demonstration project
New efficient construction
To encourage the construction of energy efficient buildings.
$1.50/m3 natural gas saved
Up to $275,000

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 Measures available
Energy efficiency
Grant
Study and implementation
Provides personalized advice on the implementation of energy efficient measures, such as heat recovery, optimization of a steam network or optimization of heating.
- 50% of the cost of the study
Up to $5,000
- Up to $100,000 following the implementation of a measure ($0.30/m³ of natural gas saved).
Recommissioning A 10%–15% reduction in consumption through the recommissioning of
mechanical systems. 
Obtain up to 50% off the cost of projects
Energy-efficient renovations
Improve the thermal envelope of buildings.
Up to $40,000 (consumption ≤ 150,000 m3/year)
Up to $100,000 (consumption
> 150,000 m3/year)
Low-income household supplement
Financial assistance to owners of multi-teant buildings with four or more units, one or more occupied by low-income households. The financial assistance is then shared between the building owner and the low-income households renting a unit in the building where the energy efficiency work is being carried out.

Recreation facility

Regional Multisport Centre

By coming together to build the Centre multisports régional (known by its French acronym, CMR), the municipalities of Varennes, Sainte-Julie and Saint-Amable not only created the most versatile indoor soccer pitch in Québec, they also set an example for energy efficiency in the sports and leisure sphere.

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