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

Energy efficiency projects

Check out what Milton has done to help improve energy efficiencies.

Annual participation in Earth Hour

Earth Hour is a worldwide gesture to raise awareness and bring attention to climate change.

Locations

  • All Town facilities (depending on programming)

Building automation system upgrades

These systems control heating and cooling based on occupancy schedules.

Locations

  • Milton Leisure Centre
  • Milton Sports Centre

Building envelope upgrades

Envelope upgrades improve efficiency by reducing energy consumption. Examples being insulation, doors, windows, thermal barriers and sealants gaskets.

Locations 

  • Beaty Branch Library
  • Milton Leisure Centre
  • Nassagewaya Community Centre

Conversion from gas to electric ice resurfacers

The conversion eliminates use of fossil fuel, cuts GHG production and improves indoor air quality.

Locations

  • John Tonelli Community Centre
  • Sherwood Community Centre

EV charging stations

EV charging stations provide free charging to promote the use of electric vehicles.

Locations

  • Mattamy National Cycling Centre

Facility LED conversions

LED conversions reduce energy consumption, labour costs and frequency of light changes.

Locations

  • Memorial Arena
  • Milton Sports Centre

Geothermal installations

Geothermal installations capture, store and recycle heat and cooling.

Locations

  • Civics Operation Centre
  • Milton Sports Centre

Ice controller upgrades

Ice controller upgrades improve efficiency and reduce run times.

Locations

  • Memorial Arena
  • John Tonelli Arena

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED ) principles

Principles used to improve building performance above building codes, use of sustainable building products, reduction of waste as well as recycling during construction.

Locations

  • Beaty Branch Library
  • FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton
  • Mattamy National Cycling Centre
  • Milton Sports Centre Expansion
  • Sherwood Community Centre
  • Town Hall Expansion

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

These LED conversions reduce energy consumption, labour costs and frequency of light changes.

Locations

  • Throughout Milton

LED street light conversions

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

Locations

  • Throughout Milton

Solar installations

These installations provide renewable electricity generation, approximately 1 million kwh annually.

Locations

  • Milton Sports Centre 
  • John Tonelli Sports Centre
  • FirstOntarioArts Centre Milton
  • Sherwood Community Centre