Milton has been involved and completed a number of projects to improve the energy efficiency in our facilities and within our community.  See what Milton has done to help improve energy efficiencies. 

 

 

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EV charging stations

Provides free charging to promote the use of electric vehicles
  • Mattamy National Cycling Centre

 

photo of solar panelsSolar installations

Renewable electricity generation, approx 1 million kwh annually
  • Milton Sports Centre 
  • John Tonelli Sports Centre
  • FirstOntarioArts Centre Milton
  • Sherwood Community Centre 

 

 

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Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED ) principles – Design & Construction

Improved building performance above building codes. Use of sustainable building products. Reducing of waste and recycling during the construction.   
  • Sherwood Community Centre
  • Mattamy National Cycling Centre
  • Milton Sports Centre Expansion
  • FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton
  • Beaty Branch Library
  • Town Hall Expansion

photo of LED lightsFacility LED Conversions

Reduce energy consumption, labour costs and frequency of light changes
  • Memorial Arena
  • Milton Sports Centre

 

 

 

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LED Street Light Conversions

LED lighting on municipal roadways  introduces adaptive controls, reduce GHGs and savings over the lifespan of equipment
  • Throughout Milton

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LED solar powered school zone flashers, rural street lighting and pedestrian crossover signals

Reduce energy consumption, labour costs and frequency of light changes
  • Throughout Milton

 

 

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Geo Thermal Installations

Captures, stores and recycle heat and cooling
  • Milton Sports Centre
  • Civics Operation Centre

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Conversion from gas to electric ice resurfacers

Eliminates use of fossil fuel, cuts GHG production, improves indoor air quality
  • Sherwood Community Centre
  • John Tonelli Community Centre

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Ice Controller Upgrades

Improve efficiency and reduce run times
  • Memorial Arena
  • John Tonelli Arena

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Building Automation System Upgrades

Control heating and cooling based on occupancy schedules
  • Milton Leisure Centre
  • Milton Sports Centre

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Building Envelope Upgrades

Improves efficiency by reducing energy consumption- insulation, doors, windows, thermal barriers, sealants gaskets 
  • Nassagewaya Community Centre
  • Beaty Branch Library
  • Milton Leisure Centre

 

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Annual Participation in Earth Hour

Worldwide gesture to draw attention to climate change
  • All Town facilities (depending on programming)