Project #6

Ottawa Civic Hospital, Ottawa, ON


  • CHR System installed for multiple Boiler Exhausts to replace main function of 140 ft. brick stack
  • CHR System 500 USgpm Hot Water (HW) 6” CPVC Piping Hydronic District Heating Loop installed to supply heating to AHU’s in Penthouse of Heart Institute Research Building (“HIRC”)
  • Peak heat recovery rate of 12.5 million Btu’s hour at peak Boilers plant steam output rate of 60,000 LBSteam/H @125 psig
  • Reduction of boiler fuel consumption by 16% (Oil) and 20% (NG)
  • Extra ($)O&M Saving from Reduced Maintenance Costs for Old Brick Chimney [RE: Stack Lining and Bricks..etc..]
  • Annual savings of $115,000 (1991); however, today valued at $290,000 per year
  • Financial Payback was less than 4 years based on 1991 dollars
  • Over 25% reduction of CO2
  • Up to 80% reduction of air pollution and visible plume

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