Case Studies

Explore Blackstone's case studies to see how we have helped our clients with smart, innovative projects that help reduce emissions, cost and consumption.

Energy Optimization for Savings: St. Mary's General Hospital

St. Mary's General Hospital in Kitchener had big plans for energy conservation. Blackstone's solutions included important recommissioning/optimization of existing systems along with energy efficiency equipment upgrades to help the hospital reap significant savings.

  • Conducted an ASHRAE Level 3 audit for 300,000 ft2
  • Developed 7 Energy Conservation Measures and 3 Facility Improvement Measures
  • Implemented a facility-wide LED lighting retrofit and installed new domestic water booster pumps
  • Upgraded the existing softener and brine system
  • Optimized chilling with 400hp VSD motor and cooling tower control
  • Integrated a BlackPAC energy information and analytics system - an automated M&V platform
Net-Zero In Action: Conestoga College

Blackstone designed and installed a half-megawatt solar field and a 250-ton geothermal heat pump at Conestoga’s Cambridge campus.

  • Generates 800 MWh of energy annually
  • Replaces gas boilers, chillers and cooling towers
  • Helps Conestoga achieve its vision of reducing its 2015 emissions by 80% by 2050
  • Featured on CTV News
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