River Mill Condominiums will be the first residential building in Guelph to be heated and cooled by district energy.
The Tricar Group, an environmentally responsible builder, announced that its 18-storey condo development in Guelph’s downtown core will be supplied with heating, hot water, and air conditioning by the Galt District Energy System.
Buildings connected to a district energy system don’t need individual furnaces, air conditioning units, or water heaters. Instead, an underground network of pipes installed alongside water, electricity, and other utilities, allows multiple buildings to share energy for heating, cooling, and hot water – minimizing energy consumption and producing less greenhouse gas emissions than conventional systems.
As a result, River Mill...