Save on Energy’s Existing Building Commissioning (EBCx) program is designed to help owners, operators and managers of commercial and institutional buildings in Ontario improve their energy management. Implementing building management best practices will help reduce energy wastage, enhance occupant comfort and increase profitability.
The EBCx program offers financial incentives to commercial building owners to hire qualified commissioning providers to undertake building recommissioning at their facilities, helping them realize energy savings from improved facility operations and maintenance (O&M) business practices.
The building commissioning process is carried out by an accredited building commissioning provider who will identify potential energy conservation measures and work with the participant to implement recommended building improvements.
The program also provides pay-for-performance incentives for savings achieved through implementation of these practices. The commissioning provider will train participants to engage in ongoing commissioning and to integrate this process into their standard management practices.
The EBCx program is now accepting applications for authorized commissioning providers. Take your business to the next level.
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By participating in this program, you can:
The EBCx program has three phases and incentives are available to participants who complete each one.1. Investigation phase
Hire a professional to investigate your facility and prepare an investigation report setting out a commissioning plan.
Undertake the commissioning process by implementing energy-efficiency measures at the facility identified in the investigation phase. This may involve repairs, small replacements and reprogramming equipment.
In the final phase, receive training from your commissioning provider to maintain the savings and monitor your systems for one year.
To qualify for this program, you must be the owner, operator, or manager of a commercial or institutional building and meet the following requirements.
Your facility/facilities must:
And your project must include one of the following measures:
Please refer to the Program Requirements below for the full list of program eligibility requirements and program measures. All measures are subject to review and approval by the IESO. We also recommend that you speak to your commissioning provider for technical assistance.
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The EBCx program will open for applications in June 2023. For more information, email us at EBCx@ieso.ca.