162 Ontario schools receive energy efficiency upgrades funding
By Anthony Capkun
March 15, 2021 – Through the Climate Action Incentive Fund, Ottawa is providing approx. $40.8 million to upgrade 162 schools in Ontario to be more energy-efficient.
Some examples of these upgrades include:
• St. Pius X high school in Ottawa will receive $431,455 for roof and insulation replacements.
• St. James Catholic School in Guelph will receive $230,169 to replace its entire HVAC control system and associated equipment.
• École Élementaire Charles-Sauriol in Toronto will receive $346,477 to replace its ventilation system to improve energy efficiency.
“We’re reinvesting revenues back into our buildings through retrofits to reduce emissions for a cleaner, net zero future,” said Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure & Communities.
CLICK HERE for a list of Ontario school divisions receiving funding.