Through the Climate Action Incentive Fund (CAIF), the federal government is providing approximately $12 million dollars to fund 164 projects designed to help to make schools in Saskatchewan more sustainable and climate resilient.
The range of projects include better-insulated windows, newer heating and cooling systems and other energy efficiency projects.
Evan Hardy Collegiate, Saskatoon.
For example, Vanier Collegiate in Moose Jaw will receive $76,800 to upgrade the existing light fixtures in the gym, hallways and building exterior with LED lights and replace inefficient rooftop units; Michael A. Riffel Catholic High School in Regina will receive $333,000 for LED lighting upgrades; and, Evan Hardy Collegiate in Saskatoon will receive $571,000 for boiler and roof replacement retrofits.
In Saskatchewan, funding flows from Environment and Climate Change Canada to SaskBuilds, who works with the Ministry of Education to flow funding to school boards and schools.
Climate Action Incentive Fund