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Why energy efficiency?
Canada, energy consumption in buildings largely contributes to global
warming because of the greenhouse gas emissions for which it is
responsible. Efficient energy consumption helps to reduce these
Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board: a
leader in energy efficiency
Energy efficiency and reliability of the
installations are a key concern for the Sir Wilfrid Laurier School
Board because they contribute to create a good learning environment.
A vast energy efficiency project has
been carried out
in several buildings of the School Board. The first phase, achieved in
2007, concerned 8 schools. A second phase is now being thought of for
12 other schools and could be carried out in 2009.
All the money invested in these projects
back through the annual energy savings guaranteed by the company that
is reponsible for the work. This company, Ecosystem, is specialized in
energy efficiency projects.
The Sir Wilfrid Laurier School Board
school institutions have the responsibility to show the example by
teaching these values to the children of today so that the adults of
tomorrow will be well informed and aware of the importance of
change will be one of the biggest challenges humanity will have to
overcome within the next century.
It is essential to encourage everyone to
assume more responsability.